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.
A large ice shelf is "imminently" close to breaking away from part of the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists said Friday.
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 change is happening faster than previously predicted according to a new World Wildlife Fund report.
A new study finds that rising temperatures are in danger of wiping out the king penguins of Antarctica
More than 150 passengers were rescued from a sinking ship believed to have hit an iceberg. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
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.
Iceberg Alley is an aptly named narrow channel on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula.
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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