Regions of Antarctica could hold ice revealing significant chapters in Earth's climate history, new research suggests.
Countries with major fishing industries, led by Russia, scuttled talks about the creation of a massive new marine preserve in the Antarctic.
La Brea Tar Pits: A century ago this week, scientists began excavating bones from the La Brea Tar pits. Here are three discoveries that have emerged from the gooey trove of paleontological treasures.
Half a world a way from the US capital, the US Antarctica Program is now in 'caretaker status,' suspending numerous projects underway on the continent.
The Pine Island Glacier, one of the most rapidly melting ice masses in the world, is being rapidly eaten away by warm currents of water below.
A British research team has reported finding 20 different microbes in the first ever sediment sample to be analyzed from an Antarctic subglacial lake.
Researchers have reported finding life in the most unlikely of places: under the Antarctic ice.
The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health X Prize will award the developers of a cheap and effective pH sensor to measure ocean acidification levels.
A draft summary prepared for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that more than half of global warming is caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases.
A new Antarctic ice core that's more than 10,000 feet long suggests that West Antarctica may have begun melting more than 2,000 years earlier than believed. The secret? Sea ice.