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In this era of climate change of melting ice caps vast chunks of

In this era of climate change of melting ice caps vast chunks of


West Antarctica's glaciers and floating ice shelves are becoming increasingly unstable.

Meltwater on Antarctica. Credit: Won Sang Lee/Korea Polar Research Institute

Instability of some Antarctic glaciers may be affected by volcanic activity underneath the ice

Antarctica Is Now Rapidly Melting All Over, Including Parts We Thought Were Safe

Underwater view of melting iceberg in Harbour Islands on Hudson Bay just south of arctic circle

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Climate · illustrated view of the arctic from space

Photo by Sergey Gorshkov/Minden Pictures

Global Ice Viewer

The Polar Bear, Climate Change's Poster Child, Ignites Controversy


Thinning of Arctic ice cover

Young Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) walking across melting sea ice, Scott Inlet,. Photo by ...

A NASA illustration shows Arctic sea ice at a record low for wintertime

Climate change is not just about science – it's about the future we want to create

The Secrets in Greenland's Ice SheetThe Secrets in Greenland's Ice Sheet

See how Arctic sea ice is losing its bulwark against warming summers – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Grounded iceberg, calved from front of glacier, drifted into coast and locked in by

ice sheet

sea ice near antarctica

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As the ice sheets on Greenland melt, scientists develope an icepod that can measure and photograph the effects of climate change. Credit: The Guardian

Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change

Gentoo penguins taking a rest from fishing on an iceberg passing by in the Gerlache Straight

Image of the Week – Arctic changes in a warming climate

blue white ice that is completely etched with deep cracks

southern ocean in Antarctica

9 questions about climate change you were too embarrassed to ask

Sailboat dwarfed by glacier, Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

As ice melts, the liquid water collects in depressions on the surface and deepens them, forming these melt ponds in the Arctic. These fresh water ponds are ...

Climate Change

The melting of Greenland's on-land ice is the leading contributor to sea-level rise. Credit: No Clean Singing

Melting and cracking – is Antarctica falling apart? | Science | The Guardian

Getting to the Bottom of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Image of the Week — Into Iceberg Alley

A researcher drills a borehole 240 feet deep into the Greenland Ice Sheet to insert sensors that will monitor temperatures around the subsurface of Camp ...

'Catastrophic collapse' of West Antarctic ice sheet could raise global sea levels by three metres, warns scientist

Thick Arctic sea ice off Greenland breaks up for first time on record | South China Morning Post

Leonardo DiCaprio visited Goddard Saturday to discuss Earth science with Piers Sellers

A giant crater discovered in Siberia's Yamal territory dwarfs the human visitors standing above it.


Climate variability over the past 80,000 years.

Sea level rise scenarios based on the location of ice melt.

"Whatever is going to happen to the rest of the world," says Dan Endres of NOAA, "happens first and to the greatest extent in the Arctic.

The ice sheets on Greenland and Antarctica are huge and scientists need enough measurements in space and time to really understand what's going on.

The Climate of Man—I


On the cover: The November 2018 Camp Fire left destruction in its wake in Paradise, Calif.


Russia lays claim to vast areas of Arctic

Huge ice blocks breaking off the Antarctic shelf could release vast amounts of water, significantly


Cracking up: The melting of the Arctic sea ice has major implications for creatures such

Communicating climate change – is this the change we need?


IPCC issues dire climate warning, says coal must go to save Great Barrier Reef - Science News - ABC News

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Is Antarctic sea ice important, too? Is it shrinking?

View of aerosol movement created by NASA'a models and supercomputers.

Watts Up With That? The world's most viewed site on global warming ...

Changes to Antarctica don't just affect those who live there. AAP

Huge 100-mile crack appears on one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves, sparking fear among scientists

Erosion along the Arctic coast in Alaska's Teshekpuk Lake Special Area lays bare pale permafrost just beneath the ground's surface. Caused by the ...

5 diseases climate change may awaken from melted permafrost

Here's what Antarctica's calving glaciers look like up close—an expedition to Thwaites Glacier


Megan Price helps her father Pat Price, suit up as he readies to take the rescue boat out in the flooded streets of Seven Springs, N.C., in September 2018.

See how Arctic sea ice is losing its bulwark against warming summers – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Siberia's Pleistocene Park: Bringing back pieces of the Ice Age to combat climate change - 60 Minutes - CBS News

The USCG Healy icebreaker on a research mission in the Arctic Ocean. Photo: AP

Just ahead of a new report from the IPCC, dubbed SR#15 about to be released today, we have this bombshell- a detailed audit shows the surface temperature ...

A boulder sits atop a blue ice moraine in the West Antarctic. By analyzing rocks

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Siberia's Pleistocene Park: Bringing back pieces of the Ice Age to combat climate change

The latest research into how melting happens has proved more interesting and complicated than researchers initially thought. Credit: The Guardian. “


2013-2014 MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica. Courtesy of National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA. By Chris Mooney

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Hawaii 2018 Hikiau Heiau community consultation

Archeology of Yellowstone: Archeology & Adaptation to Climate Change in Yellowstone

In the jungles of Costa Rica, where humidity routinely tops 90 percent, simply moving around outside when it's over 105 degrees Fahrenheit would be lethal.

A collage of melting sea ice in the Kane Basin between Greenland and Canada's Ellesmere Island. Photo: Chris Mooney/The Washington Post

Hubbard Glacier in Alaska, like other glaciers worldwide, is retreating. To understand changing climate today, we need a perspective on changes of the past.

melting icicles

Portraits of Melting Ice

Antarctica: A great trip or a guilt trip? Story and photos by ...