A rise of 2 degrees Celsius could change the pattern of seafloor diversity in unpredictable ways, experiment suggests.
A chunk the size of Delaware is expected to produce an event that could cause the collapse of the continent's northern ice shelf.
A huge glacier in the frozen wastes of East Antarctica, a region previously thought stable, could melt much faster than expected, scientists say.
Scientists in the U.S. predict that the alarming rate at which Antarctica’s ice continues to thaw could be enough to double global sea-level rise within this century.
The penguins died in recent years after an iceberg "the size of Rome" became grounded near their Antarctic colony in 2010, separating them from their food source: the sea.
After more than a century of protection from exploitation by military and commercial interests, a number of countries are positioning themselves to seize greater influence in Antarctica on the day its protective treaties expire.
Scientists find that global warming combined with powerful winds sweeping snow off the ice of Antarctica threaten to speed up sea level rise.
Seriously, don't do it.
Winds of change caused by greenhouse gases in the Southern Ocean are keeping Antarctica cold but parching Australia by “stealing” more of its rainfall.
Although human warfare is supposedly dwindling, atrocities fueled by belief continue to plague the earth; an ancient Antarctic ice shelf has collapsed due to lakes draining onto it; meanwhile, calling Ariel Sharon a "man of peace" is a dire misinterpretation of his actions. These discoveries and more after the jump.