Antarctica's ice melts from below
June 13, 2013, 2:30 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Scientists have gained insight into the cause of the global sea level rise with the discovery that warm ocean water is primarily melting the ice shelves.
Ocean drilling expedition sets sail to probe glacier changes
June 4, 2013, 10:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
Examining layers of offshore sediment can provide insight into the link between glaciers and climate change.
Arctic sea ice melt influences weather patterns
May 30, 2013, 1:42 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Heat from the melting sea ice escapes into the atmosphere, warming the are and altering high and low pressure systems alike.
Plants resurrected after 400 years under a glacier
May 28, 2013, 10:49 a.m. by John Platt
As global warming causes glaciers to retreat, long-dormant plants could be reborn.
Melting glaciers responsible for one-third of sea-level rise
May 16, 2013, 2:20 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Antarctic glaciers lost the least ice overall because spots on the continent melting rapidly were offset by other regions gaining ice.
Mount Everest is melting
May 15, 2013, 9:12 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers suspect that the glacial melting in the Everest region is due to global warming, but they have not yet established a firm connection.
Amazing video brings Antarctic to life
May 7, 2013, 4:30 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The icebreaker ship eventually met a colony of penguins that are included in the video as well.
NASA's Grover will explore Greenland ice sheet
May 3, 2013, 9:43 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
Since the Arctic sun shines 24 hours a day during the summer, the solar-powered rover will be able to operate continuously.
Big melt expected for Canadian Arctic glaciers
March 7, 2013, 5:50 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Scientists used computer models to predict how the glaciers would respond to future climate change, and the results were not reassuring.
'Yeti' the robot finds cracks in Antarctic ice
March 6, 2013, 12:06 p.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
The robot not only finds potential cracks that could hinder convoys but also helps scientists map glaciers.
Spectacular splintering of Perito Moreno glacier caught on film
February 12, 2013, 10:09 a.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
A tourist was able to photograph the epic collapse of Patagonian ice bridge Perito Moreno into an icy lake below.