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Scientists will spend six weeks diving beneath the Ross Ice Shelf, exploring how climate change affects marine biodiversity while documenting their work through social media and in 360-degree video.
A colossal iceberg four and a half times the size of Manhattan has broken off the Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica, marking the second time the glacier has calved a giant iceberg in just two years, according to news reports.
Although the temperatures in caves on the world's southernmost active volcano are closer to that of a summer night than a sauna, new research suggests that even this moderate heat may make life possible there.