A detailed 21-year analysis of the fastest-melting region of Antarctica has found that the melt rate of glaciers there has tripled during the last decade.
The West Antarctic ice sheet appears to be shedding far more ice than a few years ago, according to climate research unveiled Wednesday.
Researchers have discovered a smouldering volcano under a kilometer of ice in West Antarctica.
A new research has showed that an ice sheet located on West Antarctica existed 20 million years earlier than previously thought.
Analysis of an Antarctic ice core has revealed that warming in the frozen continent began about 22,000 years ago, a few thousand years earlier than suggested by earlier records.
Researchers have discovered a one mile deep rift valley hidden beneath the ice in West Antarctica, which they believe is contributing to ice loss from this part of the continent.
Floating ice shelves of a critical portion of West Antarctica are gradually losing their hold on adjacent bay walls, potentially intensifying an already accelerating loss of ice to the sea,
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