Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey are headed to the remote Larsen C ice shelf to study a marine ecosystem that was once hidden and where organisms used to thrive without sunlight. What do researchers want to find out?
Earth/Environment February 13, 2018
The photos of the massive A-68 iceberg, which broke away from an ice shelf in Antarctica, has been recently captured by NASA scientists. The expedition was operated by Operation IceBridge.
Earth/Environment November 16, 2017
An ecosystem hidden for about 120,000 years was finally exposed after a Delaware-sized iceberg split from Larsen C ice shelf. Scientists are eager to explore the area before it succumbs to the ice loss.
Earth/Environment October 7, 2017
Delaware-sized iceberg finally parts from Larsen C, but experts are divided over the cause of calving. Some scientists claim climate change is not the cause.
Earth/Environment July 14, 2017
The Larsen C ice shelf, the fourth largest in Antarctica, finally broke off producing the iceberg A68 that now floats in the Weddell Sea. Will this cause sea level rise?
Earth/Environment July 12, 2017
Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf could see a massive part of it breaking off in the coming days. Learn what scientists know so far about the Delaware-sized iceberg that's heading its own way.
Earth/Environment July 6, 2017
The Larsen C Ice Shelf is on the verge of a split, which could create one of the largest icebergs in history. Here's what that means and how it could affect the planet.
Earth/Environment June 2, 2017
One of the biggest iceberg split is about to happen to the Larsen C ice shelf very soon. Scientists are concerned about what could happen to Antarctica afterwards.
Feature | Science June 2, 2017
Scientists from Project Midas have documented the disturbingly fast disintegration of the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Here’s a closer look at how Larsen C’s crack has developed over time.
Earth/Environment May 6, 2017
Scientists discovered that the main crack on Larsen C Ice Shelf branched into a second rift. This branched crack was reportedly 9.3 miles long and was progressing toward the ice front where the shelf meets the sea.
Earth/Environment May 4, 2017
The Larsen C ice shelf is seen to produce one of the biggest-ever icebergs ever recorded once it breaks off. How grim are predictions for this Antarctic ice shelf and its effects on the environment?
Earth/Environment April 24, 2017
The Larsen C iceberg may break off from Antarctica and make way to the ocean within months. If this happens, there will be a massive rise in the sea level, posing serious threats.
Earth/Environment February 25, 2017
An iceberg the size of the island of Manhattan is poised to break off Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. While relatively small in size, this event is not without consequences in the ongoing saga of loss of Antarctic ice.
Earth/Environment February 21, 2017
The fast growing giant crack in the Larsen C Ice shelf of Antarctica is threatening big changes in the landscape. The resulting iceberg may be massive and will be about the size of half of Lebanon.
Earth/Environment February 9, 2017
The massive rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf just got even longer. What could this mean for the ice shelf as it gets closer to inevitable calving?
Earth/Environment January 22, 2017
An iceberg nearly the size of Delaware may break off from one of Antarctica’s largest ice shelves, the Larsen C, early this year. Why are some scientists not alarmed?
Earth/Environment January 7, 2017
A huge crack across one of the great ice shelves in Antarctica is continuing to widen, researchers revealed. The crack may eventually carve out an enormous chunk of the ice shelf.
Earth/Environment August 23, 2016
Scientists believed that a massive ice shelf in the Antarctic Peninsula is melting from the surface and below. Scientists projected that ice shelf meltdown would drive up global sea-level and should be monitored to prevent problems for coastal cities.
Earth/Environment May 14, 2015