Antarctic Ice Can Melt 20 Times Faster Than We Thought

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

A study published April 5 in the journal Nature found that at the end of the last Ice Age, parts of the Eurasian Ice Sheet retreated up to 2,000 feet per day.

Record high temperature for Antarctica confirmed by WMO

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

Such readings are important because Antarctica is one of the fastest warming regions on Earth and is a major driver of climate.

Big increase in Antarctic snowfall

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

The effect of the extra snow locked up in Antarctica is to slightly slow a general trend in global sea-level rise.

Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.

Unknown species may thrive in Antarctic caves

Posted in Science on 8th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Animals and plants may be living in warm caves under Antarctica's ice, according to a study.