East Antarctic Ice Sheet has remained frozen for 14 million years

East Antarctic Ice Sheet has remained frozen for 14 million years

 Using an innovative technique to date one of Antarctica's ancient lake deposits, researchers have determined that the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, or EAIS, has remained frozen for the past 14 million years.

Runaway loss of Antartica ice may last for centuries

Runaway loss of Antartica ice may last for centuries

The runaway loss of ice from Antarctica as a result of global climate change could last for centuries, said a study on Friday.

What would happen if we burned up all of Earth's fossil fuels?

What would happen if we burned up all of Earth's fossil fuels?

  If we were to burn all of the planet's fossil fuel reserves, we would be kissing Antarctica goodbye.

Warm ocean water causing significant melting of Antarctic glacier

Warm ocean water causing significant melting of Antarctic glacier

 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.

Microbial life found in buried Antarctic lake

Scientists claim to have discovered a new type of bacterial life in waters from a mysterious buried Antarctic lake.