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Research questions satellite data over Antarctic sea expansion

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:15

The Antarctic sea ice may not be expanding as fast as previously thought, a new research suggests, adding that there may be a processing error in the satellite data.

Underwater vehicle to measure Antarctic Sea ice

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:58

In a bid to get a better understanding of the effects of global climate change, New Zealand scientists will begin a project to measure Antarctic sea ice from below this coming southern summer.

Antarctic winds speeding up ice melt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:25

Changes in the winds blowing over Antarctica are warming the waters under the continental ice shelf, says a new study.

2,000 yrs old history of volcanic eruptions rewritten

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:29

A new study has found the traces of history behind volcanic eruptions over the last 2,000 years with the help of sulphate dust deposits which were drilled deep into the West Antarctic ice sheet.

Japan kills 30 whales in first post-ICJ hunt

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:42

Japan has slaughtered 30 minke whales off its northeast coast, in the first hunt since the UN`s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic, the government said.

Antarctic started losing ice sheets about 5,000 years earlier than thought: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 10:56

A new study has revealed that Antarctic started losing ice sheets about 5,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:19

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.

West Antarctic ice sheet collapse `unstoppable`: NASA

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 02:31

Ice is melting in the western Antarctic at an "unstoppable" pace, scientists said Monday, warning that the discovery holds major consequences for global sea level rise in the coming decades.

Ice-loss making Earth move 250 miles down

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:50

Researchers have explained why the upward motion of the Earth`s crust in the Northern Antarctic Peninsula is currently taking place so quickly.

Iceberg larger that island of Guam drifts away from Antarctic glacier

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:59

Scientists have observed an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam, which is slowly moving away from an Antarctic glacier.

Mystery behind bizarre ocean quacking sound unravelled

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:23

Scientists have finally unraveled the mystery behind a bizarre quacking sound heard in the ocean.

West Antarctic glaciers draining more ice than they did 40 years ago

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 15:29

Researchers have found that six massive glaciers in West Antarctica are moving faster than they did 40 years ago, causing more ice to discharge into the ocean and global sea level to rise.