The short film "Life Beneath the Ice" features delicate, illuminated marine creatures living under the sea ice in Antarctica.
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Researchers studied geothermal heat flow below West Antarctica, and found that the infamous Thwaites Glacier is being disproportionately cooked from below.
A new study has predicted that emperor penguins could become functionally extinct by the end of the century due to melting sea ice.
NASA scientists have mapped the dynamic, ever-shifting lakes beneath Antarctica in more detail than ever before.
Scientists have discovered how subglacial lakes are able to support diverse microbial communities by replicating natural erosion of lake sediments in a lab.
Scientists will continue to closely monitor the iceberg, which could pose a risk to penguin breeding grounds on nearby islands.
Iceberg A68, an enormous hunk of ice that broke off Antarctica in 2017, has finally melted away to nothing in the Atlantic.
When a gargantuan iceberg calved off of Antarctica last month, it revealed a bustling community of sea life for the first time in decades.
This dramatic breakup comes after a major crack formed on the shelf in November 2020 and continued to grow.
The world's largest iceberg has disintegrated into an 'alphabet soup' of mini ice island, new NASA imagery shows.
The world's largest iceberg broke off of Antarctica in 2017; now, it's shattering into more than a dozen pieces.
Antarctica's Weddell seals communicate with each other in a high-pitched underwater language reminiscent of Star Wars sound effects, a new study finds.
The world’s largest iceberg appears days away from crashing into a penguin-filled island. These robots will study the aftermath.
A new, international study shows the significant impact that melting ice sheets will have on global sea levels.
A hidden, deep-sea 'hotspot' is carving away this East Antarctic ice shelf from below, new research finds
Thick ice isolates a hidden ocean cavity from the furious winds and freezing air temperatures of Antarctica. But nothing stops the tides.