Finding peace with a pack, a trail and lots of time
October 12, 2015, 11:58 a.m. by John Donovan
Thru-hiking is a way of life for substitute teacher and former marathoner Erin Saver.
New lakes discovered under Greenland's ice sheet
January 22, 2015, 10:47 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Monitoring these lakes will help scientists forecast how the ice sheet will respond to global warming.
How Greenland got its glaciers
January 14, 2015, 11:29 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
3 intensive Earth forces helped make Greenland into the landscape it is today.
Models of Greenland's ice-melt may be too sunny
December 17, 2014, 2:59 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Glaciers all behave differently, and their behaviors can influence scientists' data and thus their predictions about sea level rise.
Glacier caves: As fleeting as they are fascinating
December 1, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
These caves may be beautiful, but they are often unstable and dangerous to explore due to persistent glacial motion and melting.
Northwest Passage: The final frontier for cruise ships
November 5, 2014, 11:51 a.m. by Josh Lew
More ships are navigating the perilous, frigid route through the Arctic Ocean, with large passenger vessels soon to join them.
Hidden volcanoes melt Antarctic glaciers from below
June 10, 2014, 3:03 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The extra melt caused by subglacial volcanoes could lubricate the ice sheet from beneath, speeding up the flow of water back into the sea.
5 myths about Antarctic melt
May 14, 2014, 9:39 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Is Antarctic ice getting bigger or shrinking? Could the melting be caused by volcanoes? Get the answers to commonly asked questions.