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150,000 Antarctica penguins die after massive iceberg traps them

150,000 penguins died when a massive iceberg grounded close to their colony in Antarctica and forcing the penguins to walk around the iceberg, a...

High geothermal heat flux found below Subglacial Lake Whillan in West Antarctic

A study published in the journal Science Advances on July 10 has revealed that heat flowing toward West Antarctica ice sheet’s base from different...

Southern Antarctic Peninsula ice mass diluted with annual loss of 56 bn tonnes ice

Antarctica has become center stage for climate change discussions as more ice shelves become destabilized or are melting entirely. Scientists are now reporting that...

10,000 years old Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf will die by 2020, says NASA

According to a new NASA study, the Larsen B ice shelf in Antarctica will be disintegrated completely within the next 5 years. For those...

Antarctica records its highest temperature ever, trouble for Penguins

Antarctica possibly has just had its hottest day in the recorded history. Bob Henson and Jeff Masters, weather bloggers at the Weather Underground, reported...

Ice shelves in West Antarctica Crosson and Venable shrunk by 18%, says ESA

Satellite data collected between 1994 and 2012 has revealed that there’s an accelerating decline in the size of the huge ice shelves floating in...

Antarctica losing ice shelves 70% faster

Antarctica is losing its ice shelves faster that scientists previously thought, according to a new study. The study reveals that those ice shelves are...

Increased Sea Temperature due to global warming is eating up Antarctica Totten Glacier

During a recent study, researchers have come across a valley under Totten Glacier, a rapidly-changing glacier in East Antarctica. According to the researchers, this...

Western Antarctica glaciers losing massive amounts of ice, WHY?

Western Antarctica glaciers are losing ice at an astronomical rate. According to a recent study, the amount of ice lost in those glaciers off...

Antarctic sea ice record reflects the diversity and complexity, NASA researchers

Scientists have recently learned and reported that the near record-high sea ice levels near Antarctica don’t mean that global warming is not a factor...

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