Study helps explain why Antarctic sea ice is not receding in the face of global warming.
Antarctic ice can be up to 2.6 miles thick, yet researchers say that the continent of Antarctica is rising unusually fast due to climate change.
Tom Wilson of the Capitals wants to visit every continent in the world, but until Thursday, he didn’t know Antarctica was a continent. Listen here.
A U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker will leave Australia for Antarctica on Sunday to rescue more than 120 crew members aboard two icebreakers trapped in pack ice near the frozen continent’s eastern edge, officials said.