Ice melt from vanishing glaciers in Antarctica could raise sea levels by as much as 11 feet.
A sprawling new sonar map of Antarctica's Southern Ocean includes the ocean's new deepest point, the 'Factorian Deep,' for the first time.
Researchers in Antarctica have discovered a hidden ecosystem more than 1,600 feet below the ice, which is filled with shrimplike creatures.
A massive Antarctic ice shelf that covered an area about the size of New York City or Rome just collapsed into the ocean.
Simultaneous heat waves have hit the Arctic and Antarctica, raising temperatures by more than 50 degrees in parts of both polar regions.
Antarctic sea-ice extent dropped to a record low in the satellite data in February, but it's likely due to natural variation.
Reference The Endurance Expedition was a failed mission to cross the Antarctic on foot, leaving 28 explorers stranded.
A new study of iceberg A68 (once the world's largest) charts its entire doomed journey, and shows exactly when it started to melt at an alarming rate
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