Stories tagged "Antarctic"

August 12, 2019

Greenland Ice Melt Is A Huge Story

Viral footage of Greenland’s recent melting.   In early August, Greenland lost between12 and 24 billion tons of ice each day, which, The Washington Post reported was about 6 to 18 billion tons greater than the typical rates seen during the same dates during the...

March 8, 2019

Women Scientists Breaking Out at the Poles

The number of women researchers working in Antarctica is “skyrocketing” as particularly younger women are charging ahead there — 55% of APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) members are now female, according to the Scientific Committee...