sea ice

climate change

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.
Becky Ferreira
4.29.19
Motherboard

Dozens of Polar Bears Overtake Russian Island and Cause State of Emergency

"Daily life is in turmoil."
Sarah Emerson
2.11.19
space lasers

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.
Becky Ferreira
8.24.18
climate change

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.
Alex Lubben
4.11.18
GLOBAL WARMING

Arctic temperatures are so high they’re shocking scientists

Meanwhile, it's snowing in Rome.
David Gilbert
2.27.18
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.
Rebecca Flowers
2.26.18
climate change

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.
Alex Lubben
12.8.17
The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 09

VICE News
10.13.17
Mysteries

A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica

“We’re still trying to figure out what’s going on.”
Kate Lunau
10.10.17
arctic greening

The Arctic Is Getting Greener But Its Caribou Are Dying

Some Indigenous communities rely on the caribou hunt.
Lisa Cumming
4.26.17
Motherboard

A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware Is About to Break Away From Antarctica

Ice shelves are floating buttresses to glaciers on the mainland.
Grennan Milliken
1.7.17
News

Arctic Sea Ice Is Struggling to Reform in Record-Hot Temperatures

2016 is not very chill.
Jordan Pearson
11.14.16
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