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Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic hit Record Lows in November

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic hit Record Lows in November

Warm temperatures have led to record decline in the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and off the coast of Antarctica in November...

2 days ago, 10:41pm CST

Sea Ice Melt Declines Polar Bear Population by More Than 30%

Sea Ice Melt Declines Polar Bear Population by More Than 30%

The polar bear population will decline by more than 30% over the next 35 years due to a meltdown of the sea ice....

2 days ago, 5:23am CST

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic Hit Record Lows in November

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic Hit Record Lows in November

Global warming seems to have caused sea ice melting polar records. A chunk the size of India has detached itself from the main...

2 days ago, 4:03am CST

NASA Image Reveals a 300-Foot-Wide Rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf

NASA Image Reveals a Massive Rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf

If this 300-foot-wide crack cuts through the ice shelf completely, it will produce an iceberg roughly the size of state of Dela...

4 days ago, 5:29am CST

5000 Fish Frozen in Japanese Ice Skating Rink Sparks Uproar

5000 Fish Frozen in Japanese Ice Skating Rink Sparks Uproar

Whole shoals of fish frozen in a Japanese skating rink caused a sense of outrage and horror among marine conservationists....

Nov 28 2016, 6:42am CST

Antarctic Hasn't Lost Much Sea Ice in Last 100 Years

Antarctic Hasn't Lost Much Sea Ice in Last 100 Years

The area of sea ice around Antarctica has barely changed in size in the past 100 years, researchers have found.According to es...

Nov 24 2016, 9:24am CST

Antarctic Explorers Logbooks Reveal Sea Ice Barely Changed in Size in 100 Years

Antarctic Explorers Logbooks Reveal Sea Ice Barely Changed in Size in 100 Years

Ice in Antarctica didn’t melt down in a century as Captain Scott’s log books show even today....

Nov 24 2016, 3:33am CST

Huge Ice Deposit on Mars can Hold as Much Water as Lake Superior

Huge Ice Deposit on Mars can Hold as Much Water as Lake Superior

The newfound ice desposit is loacted in Mars' Utopia Planitia region and is mor extensive in area than the state of New Me...

Nov 22 2016, 10:34pm CST

Smart Material Magnetic Slippery Surface Repels Ice

Smart Material Magnetic Slippery Surface Repels Ice

Researchers have reported the discovery of a smart material that can be applied to any surface to repel ice and which "outperf...

Nov 11 2016, 3:28am CST

You are Melting 600 Square Feet of Arctic Sea Ice Each Year

You are Melting 600 Square Feet of Arctic Sea Ice Each Year

It seems that we are all responsible for climate change. A tenement-sized chunk of Arctic ice melts due to each American’s acti...

Nov 4 2016, 10:56am CDT

NASA Time-lapse Video Shows How Rapidly Arctic Ocean is Losing its Sea Ice in Three Decades

NASA Time-lapse Video Shows How Rapidly Arctic Ocean is Losing its Sea Ice

Incredible video shows the annual Arctic sea ice melt between September 1984 and September 2016...

Oct 31 2016, 2:38am CDT

CO2 in Oceans Causes an Ice Age every 100,000 Years

CO2 in Oceans Causes an Ice Age every 100,000 Years

Oceans may be responsible for making the Earth move in and out of ice ages every 100,000 years, finds a study.According to the...

Oct 30 2016, 4:59am CDT

Fossil Leaves show how Antarctic Ice melted 23 Million Years Ago

Fossil Leaves show how Antarctic Ice melted 23 Million Years Ago

Fossilized leaves recovered from a crater lake in New Zealand provided insight on how climate changed and affected the Antarct...

Oct 20 2016, 7:23am CDT

Greenland Rising as Ice Melting Faster Than Expected

Greenland Rising as Ice Melting Faster Than Expected

It appears to be the case that ice is melting from Greenland faster and faster with the passage of time....

Sep 24 2016, 6:01am CDT

Greenland ice loss 7 per cent faster than previously thought

Greenland Ice Loss 7 Percent faster than Previously Thought

Greenland lost nearly 2,700 gigatons of ice from 2003-2013, not about 2,500 gigatons as scientists previously thought, a 7.6 pe...

Sep 22 2016, 4:02am CDT

NASA spots Mysterious Ice Cloud over Saturn's Moon Titan

NASA spots Mysterious Ice Cloud over Saturn's Moon Titan

NASA's Cassini probe has found a strange ice cloud over Titan that appears to be made up of compounds that barely exist in the...

Sep 22 2016, 3:27am CDT

NASA Spots an ‘Impossible’ Ice Cloud on Saturn’s Moon Titan

NASA Spots an ‘Impossible’ Ice Cloud on Saturn’s Moon Titan

The puzzling appearance of an ice cloud suggests that probably a different process is working on Titan's poles...

Sep 21 2016, 12:03pm CDT

Arctic Ice Cover Reaches Second Lowest Minimum on Record

Arctic Ice Cover Reaches Second Lowest Minimum on Record

The 2016 Arctic sea ice cover tied with 2007 for the second lowest yearly minimum on record, according to a new report.Arctic...

Sep 16 2016, 7:44am CDT

NASA’s Dawn Mission Spot Ice Volcano on Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn Mission Spots Ice Volcano on Dwarf Planet Ceres

A couple of icy volcanoes have been spotted on the surface of Ceres by NASA’s Dawn Mission....

Sep 2 2016, 7:54am CDT

A Chemical to Help Assess Past Changes to Antarctic Sea Ice

A Chemical to Help Assess Past Changes to Antarctic Sea Ice

A chemical, the source of which has been traced to a widespread and commonly occurring constituent of micro algae inhabiting A...

Aug 30 2016, 10:16pm CDT

NASA Accepts Melting Ice in Arctic as the New Normal

NASA Accepts Melting Ice in Arctic as the New Normal

NASA has supposedly affirmed that melting ice in the Arctic region is the novel norm....

Aug 24 2016, 7:18am CDT

A Huge Crack is Threatening One of Antarctica’s Largest Ice Shelves

A Huge Crack is Threatening One of Antarctica’s Largest Ice Shelves

It so happens to be the case that an 80 mile rift is appearing in Antarctica’s largest ice shelves....

Aug 24 2016, 3:01am CDT

A Huge Crack Threatens to Collapse One of the Biggest Antarctic Ice Shelf

A Huge Crack Threatens to Collapse One of the Biggest Antarctic Ice Shelves

The widening crack could break off an enormous chunck of ice - the size of Delaware...

Aug 24 2016, 12:38am CDT

Climate Change in Past 90000 Years Linked to Sea Ice

Climate Change in Past 90000 Years Linked to Sea Ice

Apparently, ice in the sea has been implicated in over 90,000 years of climate change....

Aug 17 2016, 6:37am CDT

Melting Greenland Ice Sheet Will Soon Unfreeze Cold War-era Dangerous Waste

Melting Greenland Ice Sheet Will Soon Unfreeze Cold War-era Dangerous Waste

It has been found to be the case that the large Greenland ice sheet could melt due to global warming thereby allowing dangerous...

Aug 5 2016, 10:02am CDT

Melting Ice may Release Cold War-era Radioactive Waste from Project Iceworm

Melting Ice may Release Cold War-era Radioactive Waste from Project Iceworm

 Climate change is threatening to release hazardous radioactive waste from an abandoned camp thought to be buried foreve...

Aug 5 2016, 3:13am CDT

Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitud...

Jul 10 2016, 3:58am CDT

NASA Probe Maps Ceres Craters Where Ice can Accumulate

NASA Probe Maps Ceres Craters Where Ice can Accumulate

Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have identified, on the dwarf planet Ceres, permanently shadowed regions most of which lik...

Jul 9 2016, 1:39pm CDT

Historic Photos Uncovered in Antarctic Ice

Historic Photos Uncovered in Antarctic Ice

When exploring Antarctica, researchers always find something interesting. In 2013, conservationists found a box of 100-year-old...

Jul 5 2016, 7:53am CDT

Ancient River Network Found Hidden Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

Ancient River Network Found Hidden Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

Scientists have been busy mapping the vast subterranean rivers of Greenland. They are apparently very wide and deep despite the...

Jun 29 2016, 11:28am CDT

World’s Oceans Accumulated Huge Amounts of Carbon in Previous Ice Age

World’s Oceans Accumulated Huge Amounts of Carbon in Previous Ice Age

It has been found that super-slow circulation allowed the world’s oceans to accumulate large quantities of carbon in the previo...

Jun 27 2016, 11:07am CDT

Humans, Climate Change led to Ice Age Elephant-sized Sloth' Extiction

Humans, Climate Change led to Ice Age Elephant-sized Sloth' Extiction

Researchers have found that a perfect storm of a rapidly warming climate and human activities killed giant Ice Age species incl...

Jun 19 2016, 1:08am CDT

Humans and Climate Change Wiped Out Ice Age Giants 12300 Years Ago

Humans and Climate Change Wiped Out Ice Age Giants 12300 Years Ago

It has been discovered through DNA analysis that a rapidly warming climate and encroaching human beings killed off the large an...

Jun 18 2016, 5:04am CDT

Record Greenland Ice Melting Caused by Arctic Amplification

Record Greenland Ice Melting Caused by Arctic Amplification

It has been found that the Greenland melted ice record for 2015 corroborates the Arctic Amplification Effect 100% of the way....

Jun 10 2016, 4:34am CDT

Arctic Sea Ice Reach Lowest Ever Level in May

Arctic Sea Ice Reached Lowest Ever Level in May

If the scientists’ models are correct, Arctic ice is to reach its lowest levels in its entire history....

Jun 8 2016, 4:31am CDT

Ice Age Bison Fossils Give Clues on Early Human Migrations in North America

Ice Age Bison Fossils Give Clues on Early Human Migrations in North America

DNA analysis of bison fossils suggests that humans moved to North America 13,000 years ago along the Rocky Mountains route....

Jun 8 2016, 3:30am 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

Bee Population Up After Last Ice Age: Study

Bee Population Up After Last Ice Age: Study

Contrary to previous beliefs, the population size of a bee specie has increased dramatically during the global warming followin...

Jun 1 2016, 5:46am CDT

Ice Age on Mars Occurred 400,000 Years Ago

Ice Age on Mars Occurred 400,000 Years Ago

Using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have found a record of the most recent Martian ice a...

May 27 2016, 1:14am CDT

New Study Explains Sea Ice Differences at Earth's Poles

New Study Explains Sea Ice Differences at Earth's Poles

The latest research looks into contrasts in sea ice towards the polar regions....

May 23 2016, 9:55am CDT