ANTARCTICA

May, 15, 2015, 11:08 PM

One Of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves Heading For Collapse - Study
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The ice shelf is melting from above and below sea level.

Apr, 29, 2015, 11:30 AM

Scientists Uncover Source Of Bleeding Glacier In Antarctica
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Researchers have uncovered the existence of a vast network of salty water filled with life beneath the icy soil of the Dry Valleys region in Antarctica.

Mar, 20, 2015, 05:25 PM

Rise In Sea Level Caused Extinction Of Earth's Oldest Sea Turtles
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Historic changes to sea levels caused Earth's oldest sea turtles to become extinct - a potential warning of what could happen to modern-day turtles as they face rising sea levels.

Mar, 20, 2015, 03:57 PM

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low Levels
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Sea ice in the Arctic has hit a record low for its maximum level in winter, which scientists have blamed on climate change and abnormal weather patterns.

Mar, 17, 2015, 09:50 AM

Seafloor Gateways Melting East Antarctica - Study
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Scientists have discovered two seafloor gateways that are rapidly melting East Antarctica's largest and most rapidly thinning glacier - which is threatening to raise global sea levels.

Mar, 16, 2015, 11:26 PM

Melting In East Antarctica Threatens To Raise Global Sea Level By 11 Feet
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The situation in Antarctica has just gotten worse. Researchers have discovered a valley beneath East Antarctica's glacier that delivers warm water to the base of the ice, causing melting.

Jan, 26, 2015, 05:57 PM

Scientists Find Life Trapped Beneath Antarctic Sea Ice
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Scientists have discovered fish, crustaceans and jellyfish inhabiting the dark waters of the Antarctic sea floor.

Dec, 30, 2014, 03:52 PM

Scientists Observe Bizarre Sexual Behaviour By Seals
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On several occasions, researchers have observed seals having sex with penguins. The researchers think it may be either the behavior of young and inexperienced seals or an aggressive, predatory act.

Dec, 07, 2014, 10:35 PM

Warm Water Below Antarctica Causes Ice To Melt, Claims New Study
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Antarctica is a sheet of ice that averages over a mile in thickness. Some parts of Antarctica are warming faster than others. This phenomenon indicates there could be more than just carbon dioxide emissions raising the earth’s temperature. In a new study, researchers have found that the melting ice in Antarctica is occurring mainly due to warm water rising from the ocean.

Dec, 03, 2014, 02:55 AM

West Antarctic Melt Rate Triples Over The Last Decade
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Researchers find that the fastest-melting region of Antarctica is melting at three times the rate it was ten years ago.

Nov, 13, 2014, 01:36 PM

Robotic Dolphins Catch Eddies Push Warm Waters Up
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A new study with the help of underwater dolphin robots has revealed a detailed picture of what might be happening beneath the Southern Ocean.

Nov, 03, 2014, 01:33 PM

Robotic Chick Rover Infiltrating Emperor Penguins in Antarctica
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Researchers have begun using a tiny chick rover to spy on the shy Emperor penguins in Antarctica, a new study has revealed.

Oct, 27, 2014, 10:29 AM

100 Year Old Notebook Discovered in Antarctica Ice Sheds Light on Cape Evans Expedition
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A notebook dating back 100 years was recently spotted by researchers in Antarctica. The notebook was left behind by Captain Scott's last expedition base at Cape Evans.

Oct, 21, 2014, 11:43 AM

Australia Believes it Will Get Support for Antarctica Marine Reserve
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Australia believes it will get the support for its plan to build a large reserve off of east Antarctica after revising the proposal to reduce its size. Their bid of 1.9 million sq km Marine Protected Area was put forth by Australia, France and the European Union in 2011, but was turned down last year.

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