Antarctica

Study helps explain why Antarctic sea ice is not receding in the face of global warming. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: Giant Waves Breaking Up Antarctica’s Sea Ice

Study helps explain why Antarctic sea ice is not receding in the face of global warming.

05/28/2014

(Photo Credit: Vanderlei Almeida/Getty Images)

Republicans Divided Over Climate Change As Antarctica Rises And Melts

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.

05/18/2014

Tom Wilson learning Antarctica is a continent. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals’ Tom Wilson Didn’t Know Antarctica Is a Continent

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.

03/13/2014

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.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

US Icebreaker To Rescue 2 Ships In Antarctica

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.

01/04/2014

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