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.
Would you believe these award-winning photographs were captured with an iPhone?
June 16, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Breathtaking photo of a hiker traversing the Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia takes 1st place in the 7th annual iPhone Photography Awards.
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.