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Loss of Antarctic ice shelf accelerates
Washington, March 28 : The ice shelves around Antarctica have been thinning at accelerated rates for the past two decades, researchers say in an article appearing in Science magazine.
Antarctica's floating ice shelves show massive depletion over two ...
Washington, Mar.27 : A new study has recently revealed that Antarctic's ice shelves have shrunk by as much as 18 percent in over nearly two decades.
Increased snowfall in Antarctica due to global warming can offset sea ...
Washington, Mar.17 : A new study has recently revealed that increased snowfall in Antarctica caused due to global warming can offset global sea level rise.
Warm ocean water causing significant melting of Antarctic glacier
Washington, Mar 17 : A team of researchers have discovered a valley underneath East Antarctica's most rapidly-changing glacier that delivers warm water to the base of the ice that is causing significant melting.
Plan to conserve Edmund Hillary's Antarctic hut
Wellington, March 17 : A plan to conserve New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist and one of the first persons to climb Mount Everest, Edmund Hillary's hut in Antarctica was announced on Tuesday.
Aviation experts claim missing flight MH370 was deliberately flown ...
London, Feb 24 : Aviation experts have claimed that missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was intentionally flown towards Antarctica by someone in the cockpit.
Antarctic's increased sea ice not compensating for Arctic's decrease
Washington, Feb. 11 : NASA's new study has revealed that increasing Antarctica's sea ice cannot cover up for Arctic's declining sea ice.
Global sea ice diminishing: NASA
Washington, Feb 11 : The gains from sea ice increase in Antarctica do not cancel out the loss from the accelerated decrease in Arctic sea ice of the last decades, a study by NASA has found.
Antarctica, a laboratory for climate change research
Fildes Bay (Antarctica), Feb 6 : Antarctica has become a laboratory for research on climate change as a result of the impact that global warming is having on some of the continent's regions and its role in regulating the Earth's climate.
Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers
By Rocio Otoya, Sydney, Jan 27 : One of the largest glaciers on the planet, Totten, is melting due to ocean warming, a phenomenon that demonstrates the vulnerability of East Antarctica and its role in increasing the level of the oceans.
Fish found living beneath Antarctica
Washington, Jan 22 : In a ground-breaking discovery, glacial geologists in Antarctica have discovered fish and other aquatic animals living in perpetual darkness and cold - beneath a 740 metre-thick roof of ice.
China to build fifth research station in Antarctica
Shanghai, Jan 12 : The Chinese icebreaker research vessel Xuelong, which set sail in October, has begun preparations for constructing China's fifth research station in Antarctica, the Peoples Daily reported Monday.
Underwater drone maps ice algae in Antarctica
London, Jan 6 : An underwater drone is helping researchers map the distribution of ice algae on the underside of the sea ice in Antarctica.
The Big Bang theory to be probed from Antarctica
New York, Jan 4 : A set of six telescopes collectively known as Spider - Sub-orbital Polarimeter for Inflation, Dust and the Epoch of Re-ionization - will circle Antarctica in a bid to observe a haze of faint, radio microwaves that envelops space.