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NASA flights will study Antarctic ice changesupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 14:57:00

NASA plans to launch next week the first of 17 planned flights to study changes in Antarctic ice and collect data that may help scientists better predict the consequences of those changes, officials said Thursday.

Large ice shelf expected to break from Antarcticaupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 15:04:00

A large ice shelf is "imminently" close to breaking away from part of the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists said Friday.

New rifts form on Antarctic ice shelfupdated: Sat Nov 29 2008 15:52:00

Scientists have identified new rifts on an Antarctic ice shelf that could lead to it breaking away from the Antarctic Peninsula, the European Space Agency said.

Climate changing 'faster, stronger, sooner'updated: Mon Oct 20 2008 12:56:00

Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted according to a new World Wildlife Fund report. Is it Getting Too Warm for Penguins? updated: Tue Feb 12 2008 14:00:00

A new study finds that rising temperatures are in danger of wiping out the king penguins of Antarctica

Ice rips hull of cruise shipupdated: Sat Nov 24 2007 03:36:00

More than 150 passengers were rescued from a sinking ship believed to have hit an iceberg. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

Ship sinks off Antarcticaupdated: Sat Nov 24 2007 03:36:00

More than 150 passengers and crew aboard a sinking ship in the Antarctic, which is believed to have collided with an iceberg, have been rescued to safety, officials said.

Antarctica: On thin iceupdated: Wed May 02 2007 06:38:00

Iceberg Alley is an aptly named narrow channel on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Antarctica: March of the touristsupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 07:47:00

Antarctica is the coldest, driest and windiest place in the world but during the high summer, it can feel decidedly mild.

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