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NASA captures massive rift potentially the size of Delaware in Antarctic Peninsula's ice shelf!

NASA captures massive rift potentially the size of Delaware in Antarctic Peninsula's ice shelf!

The Antarctic ice shelf, Larsen C, was actually made up of three ice shelves named Larsen A, Larsen B and Larsen C.

Has the Antarctic really shrunk in size or is it a myth?

Has the Antarctic really shrunk in size or is it a myth?

Last year, American space agency NASA had released a shocking statement saying that ice in the Antarctic was actually increasing, as compared to the decreasing levels in the Arctic.

Fossil leaves show how Antarctic ice melted 23 million years ago

Fossil leaves show how Antarctic ice melted 23 million years ago

Some models had shown that at the current rate, the Antarctic ice-sheet might reach a critical tipping point and start destabilising very quickly which had happened before.

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

The study, led by a team from the University of Melbourne, found significant amounts of methylmercury, an especially dangerous strain of mercury, in the Southern Ocean, Xinhua news agency reported.
 

Why are Antarctica ice-levels increasing? NASA has the answer!

Why are Antarctica ice-levels increasing? NASA has the answer!

The revelation led to many people wondering about the reason for the phenomenon and also sent scientists and researchers into a tizzy to find its cause. 

Antarctica is gaining ice: NASA

Antarctica is gaining ice: NASA

According to the analysis of satellite data, the Antarctic ice sheet showed a net gain of 112 billion tonnes of ice a year from 1992 to 2001.