With a 4.4-degree rise since 1958, a region of West Antarctica is heating up at three times the global rate.
SYDNEY - Conservation groups expressed outrage after resistance led by China and Russia stymied efforts to carve out new marine sanctuaries and protect thousands of species across Antarctica. Hopes were high that a reserve covering 1.6 million square kilometres (640,000 square miles) would be green-lighted for the pristine Ross Sea, the world's most intact marine ecosystem. Nations led by Australia and the European Union also wanted 1.9 million square kilometres of critical coastal area in
New research published in Nature Climate Change offers updated, comprehensive projections of sea-level rise over the next two centuries. The news is ... not good.
Scientists produce the most detailed map yet of Antarctica's underbelly - its rock bed.