Antarctica


NASA Spots Electric Blue Clouds Over Antarctica Earlier than Usual this Year

NASA Spots Electric Blue Clouds Over Antarctica Earlier than Usual this Year

Noctilucent or night-shining clouds are high altitude clouds that are formed around 60 miles above the ground in a layer called...

5 days ago, 8:41am CST

A Key Glacier in West Antarctica is Breaking Apart From the Inside Out

A Key Glacier in West Antarctica is Breaking Apart From the Inside Out

The ice shelf in Western Antarctica is facing internal disintegration....

Nov 28 2016, 3:55am CST

World’s Largest Marine Reserve Created in Antarctica

World’s Largest Marine Reserve Created in Antarctica

It appears to be the case that the Antarctic Marine Reserve was formed by opposing nations....

Oct 28 2016, 9:24am CDT

Antarctica Gets World's largest Marine Protected Area

Antarctica Gets World's largest Marine Protected Area

Deal reached to protect a large area of antarctica....

Oct 28 2016, 12:10am CDT

Fastest Glacier Melting Ever Observed in West Antarctica

Fastest Glacier Melting Ever Observed in West Antarctica

Apparently, glaciers in Antarctica are undergoing an extreme and sporadic meltdown which is an indicator of increased global wa...

Oct 26 2016, 8:13am CDT

Opal-Studded Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica

Opal-Studded Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica

Opal embedded in Antarctic meteorite gives clues on the origin of Earth's water....

Jun 29 2016, 3:51am CDT

Antarctica Coastline Images Reveal 40 Years of Ice Loss

Antarctica Coastline Images Reveal 40 Years of Ice Loss

A part of the Antarctica coastline has been losing ice to the ocean for over four decades, far longer than had been expected, f...

Jun 2 2016, 8:51am CDT

The Reasons Why Sea Ice Cover Around Antarctica is Rising

The Reasons Why Sea Ice Cover Around Antarctica is Rising

Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occ...

May 22 2016, 5:21am CDT

Tons of Dinosaur-Era Fossils Unearthed in Antarctica

Tons of Dinosaur-Era Fossils Unearthed in Antarctica

71 million year old fossil remains discovered in freezing cold conditions of Antarctica....

May 10 2016, 8:52am CDT

Earth’s Axis are Shifting due to Melting Antarctica and Greenland Ice Melt

Earth’s Rotation is Changing due to Melting of Antarctica and Greenland Ice

It has been discovered that the melting of the ice sheets may contribute to changes in the earth’s rotational axis....

Apr 9 2016, 6:25am CDT

Skua Birds in Remote Antarctica can Recognize Individual People

Skua Birds in Remote Antarctica can Recognize Individual People

While it is only natural for birds living among people to learn to differentiate individual humans, researchers have found that...

Mar 26 2016, 4:17am CDT

Sea-Level Rise in Antarctica Too Much to be Pumped Away

Sea-Level Rise in Antarctica Too Much to be Pumped Away

The rising sea levels in Antarctica are simply too much to be disposed off via special pumps. Other methods will have to be ap...

Mar 11 2016, 5:22am CST

Antarctica is not Losing Ice Sheet After all, NASA Finds

Antarctica's ice sheet gains higher than losses

The gains of Antarctic ice sheet are greater than the losses....

Nov 1 2015, 9:49am CST

Ozone Hole Expands to Near Record-Size Over Antarctica

Ozone Hole Expands to Near Record-Size Over Antarctica

Ozone hole over Antarctica expands to 28.2 million squire kilometer this year, which is larger than the continent of North Amer...

Oct 31 2015, 5:00am CDT

Antarctica at Risk due to Fast Melting Antarctic Ice

Antarctica at Risk due to Fast Melting Antarctic Ice

The ice floes in the Antarctic Continent are melting at a breakneck speed due to global warming. If this trend continues indefi...

Oct 15 2015, 8:32am CDT

King Crabs May Invade Antarctica Due to Climate Change, Study Claims

King Crabs May Invade Antarctica Due to Climate Change, Study Claims

Due to rapidly rising temperatures, the conditions are ripe for the invasion of king crabs on the Antarctic region....

Sep 28 2015, 9:38pm CDT

Antarctica Will Melt If World’s All Fossil Fuels Are Burned, Study Predicts

Antarctica Will Melt If All Fossil Fuels Are Burned, Study Predicts

Burning of deposits will result in unprecedented hike in sea levels that will put many major cities around the world under wate...

Sep 12 2015, 9:02pm CDT

Yeti Crab Discovered in Antarctica Named Kiwa Tyleri

Yeti Crab Discovered in Antarctica Named Kiwa Tyleri

A Yeti Crab was discovered recently hidden away in hot vents in the extremely cold environment of the Antarctic Continent. It i...

Jun 25 2015, 10:29am CDT

Chicago-Sized Iceberg Antarctica Breaks Loose from Glacier

Chicago-Sized Iceberg Antarctica Breaks Loose from Glacier

A huge mass of an Antarctica-based glacier broke loose and started floating freely in the Southern Polar region. The iceberg wh...

Jul 12 2013, 9:06am CDT