Melting of Antarctic ice shelves may double by 2050

Melting of Antarctic ice shelves may double by 2050

Ice shelves are believed to be the floating extensions of the continent's massive land-based ice sheets.

Melting of small area of ice on East Antarctica shore could mean 10 foot sea-level rise

Researchers have said that the if a small area of ice on East Antarctica shore melts it could lead to 10 foot rise in sea-levels.

Arctic ice cap to disappear in 20-30 years: Study

The Arctic ice cap will disappear completely in summer months within 20 to 30 years, a polar research team said as they presented findings from an expedition led by adventurer Pen Hadow.