Life brimming with active ecosystem beneath Antarctic ice

A lake that has not seen sunlight or felt a breath of wind for millions of years beneath the Antarctic ice is brimming with life and active ecosystem, reveal findings of a massive US expedition.

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.

Rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier may continue for decades to come

A new study has suggested that the largest single contributor to global sea level rise, Pine Island Glacier (PIG), a glacier of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, may continue thinning for decades to come.

West Antarctic ice sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought

The western part of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a study has found.

West Antarctic Ice Sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought

The western part of the Antarctica ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a new study found.

Octopus `hints at West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse`

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet -- one of the world`s major ice sheets, could collapse if global warming continues.