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Resolving the paradox of the Antarctic sea ice

While Arctic sea ice has been diminishing in recent decades, the Antarctic sea ice extent has been increasing slightly. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology provide an explanation for the seeming paradox ...

Aug 16, 2010 3.7 / 5 (22) 49 | with audio podcast

Antarctica Traced from Space

(PhysOrg.com) -- Antarctica may not be the world's largest landmass -- it's the fifth-largest continent -- but resting on top of that land is the world's largest ice sheet. That ice holds more than 60 percent ...

Jul 23, 2010 5 / 5 (13) 7 | with audio podcast

From Greenhouse to Icehouse

A new study that reconstructed ocean temperatures from millions of years ago could provide new insight into how the Earth responds to climate change.

Nov 24, 2009 4.8 / 5 (12) 9

Mosses survive climate catastrophes

Mosses have existed on Earth for more than 400 million years. During this period they survived many climate catastrophes that wiped out more robust organisms such as, for example, dinosaurs. Recently, British ...

Sep 15, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0