A Dutch study says sea ice around Antarctica has expanded at a significant rate since 1985.
Stephanie Anderson As Canberrans prepare for an expected top of 38 degrees on Saturday, staff at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre are bracing for an expected rush of eager ice skaters.
A dozen killer whales are trapped under a vast stretch of sea ice in northern Canada, while officials try to work out a way to free them.
The dozen trapped orcas swam free after changing weather conditions cracked the sea ice in northern Canada
British scientists plan to start drilling in Antarctica today in their quest to discover whether life exists in a lake that’s been isolated for hundreds of thousands of years 3 kilometers below the...
Andrew Darby Satellite measurements have confirmed Antarctica is losing land-bound ice to climate change, ending years of uncertainty.
A thaw of sea ice floating on the Arctic Ocean last year sent extra plant food to exotic creatures on the deep sea floor in a shift that might leave polar bears hungry at the surface, scientists say..
The melting of polar ice caps raised sea levels by nearly 11 millimetres in the past two decades, scientists say, calling it the most definitive measure yet of the impact of climate change.
Nicky Phillips THE first complete ice cores drilled from the Greenland ice sheet that extend back more than 120,000 years to the Earth’s last great warming period reveal the ice sheet experienced surface...
Scientists have produced the first three dimensional map of the surface beneath Antarctic sea ice, helping them better understand the impact of climate change on Antarctica.
Arctic sea ice, a key indicator of climate change, melted to its lowest level on record this year before beginning its autumnal freeze, researchers at the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre said on...
Ben Cubby Earth may be approaching its points of no return.
Ben Cubby AS ARCTIC sea ice hits a record low, scientific focus is turning to climate ''tipping points'' - a threshold that, once crossed, cannot be reversed and will create fundamental changes to other areas.
John Vidal The vast polar ice cap, which regulates the Earth’s temperature, has this year retreated further and faster than anyone expected.
One of the world’s leading ice experts has predicted the final collapse of Arctic sea ice in summer months within four years.
Ben Cubby Arctic ice has shrunk to the lowest level ever recorded, according to satellite data from the past week that shows a massive melt is still underway.
Ben Cubby Ice cap shrinks to lowest level ever recorded, according to data showing massive, ongoing melt.
Laura Spinney YOU'VE got to hand it to the Catholic Church - sometimes its methods work. In 1678, the inhabitants of Fiesch, in the Swiss canton of Valais, exasperated with the glaciers that loomed ever larger...
Parts of New South Wales endured the coldest August morning in 12 years as fog and frost descended on the state.
Ben Cubby SEA ice in the Arctic was melting at a record pace last month, according to the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre.