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Krill Face Greater Risks in Warming Antarctic Waters

Krill Face Greater Risks in Warming Antarctic Waters

  • Published: Aug 24th, 2013

Krill, the foundation of the Antarctic marine food chain, could be in trouble as the region’s seas continue to warm.

Arctic’s Rapid Sea Ice Loss Threatens Wildlife

Arctic’s Rapid Sea Ice Loss Threatens Wildlife

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2013

The rapid thawing of the region’s sea ice is affecting virtually every species of Arctic wildlife.

NOAA: 2012 One of Globe’s 10 Hottest on Record

NOAA: 2012 One of Globe’s 10 Hottest on Record

  • Published: Aug 6th, 2013

2012 was one of the hottest years on record with numerous indicators showing signs of a warming planet.

From Rivers to Airports to Ice, Water Takes Center Stage

From Rivers to Airports to Ice, Water Takes Center Stage

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2013

From ice, to rivers, to airports, water takes the stage in our latest slideshow.

Look Out Below: Antarctic Melting From Underneath

Look Out Below: Antarctic Melting From Underneath

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2013

Melting from underneath from warming ocean waters is the biggest factor in Antarctic's ice-shelf shrinkage.

Warmer Seas May Impact Antarctic Clams’ Reproduction

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2013

A new study finds the reproductive capacity of Antarctic clams will likely suffer as ocean temperatures rise.

Antarctic Sea Ice Grows as Result of Warming

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2013

Thanks to the cool melt water around Antarctica, the total area of reflective Antarctic sea ice is stable, or growing.

Ice Bubbles May Solve Carbon-Temperature Paradox

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2013

New study challenges the idea that ancient carbon dioxide increases lagged temperature rise.