World’s Largest Ice Shelf Is Melting 10 Times Faster Than Expected
Critical parts of Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf are eroding due to solar heating of surface waters.
Dozens of Polar Bears Overtake Russian Island and Cause State of Emergency
"Daily life is in turmoil."
NASA Will Measure Polar Ice Cover Down to the Centimeter with Lasers From Space
ICESat-2 will collect 250 times as many elevation measurements as its predecessor, ICESat.
Starving polar bears are now the “poster species” for climate change deniers
Bloggers use the plight of polar bears to peddle misinformation about climate change, a new study found.
Arctic temperatures are so high they’re shocking scientists
Meanwhile, it's snowing in Rome.
Arctic Heat Wave
It's the Middle of Winter and the Temperature at the North Pole Is Above Freezing
The sun won't rise at the North Pole for nearly a month, and yet you could still walk around there with just a normal winter coat.
Watch a starving polar bear rummage through trash for food because of climate change
A biologist caught a devastating glimpse of the effects of climate change on camera: A starving polar bear scavenging fruitlessly for scraps of food on dry land.
The VICE News Guide to the World
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A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica
“We’re still trying to figure out what’s going on.”
The Arctic Is Getting Greener But Its Caribou Are Dying
Some Indigenous communities rely on the caribou hunt.
A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware Is About to Break Away From Antarctica
Ice shelves are floating buttresses to glaciers on the mainland.
Arctic Sea Ice Is Struggling to Reform in Record-Hot Temperatures
2016 is not very chill.