Antarctica melt reason behind rise in sea-level
Antarctica melt reason behind rise in sea-level

A new study has revealed that that fresh water from melting glaciers is the reason behind rise in the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica.

Drop in CO2 levels triggered formation of Antarctic ice sheet

A new study suggests that a drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels seems to have triggered Antarctic ice sheet formation.

Antarctic started losing ice sheets about 5,000 years earlier than thought: Study

A new study has revealed that Antarctic started losing ice sheets about 5,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet - that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet - has already begun.

Signs of life discovered in lake half a mile beneath Antarctic ice sheet

Scientists have claimed to have found the first tantalising signs of life to be detected in waters from a subglacial lake, half a mile beneath the snowy wastes of the Antarctic.

Antarctic ice sheet could harbour large methane reservoirs beneath

The Antarctic Ice Sheet could be an important source of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, suggest an international team of scientists.

New weak point of Antarctic ice sheet found

An inflow of warmer water beneath the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf will melt the ice from below.

Race is on to find life under Antarctic ice sheet

The race is on to discover life in the most remote and extreme environment known on Earth.