Just one glacier can release up to 41 tons of methane from meltwater a day during the summer months.
A newly discovered cave could very well be tens of thousands of years old, and dangerous to explore.
Glaciers appear blue due to their density.
Firnification is when built-up snow changes from fluffy powder into ice pellets, and from ice pellets into layers of densely packed ice.
Why are some mountain lakes so beautiful? Thank a glacier.
Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?
Learn about the iceberg that sank the Titanic, on this Moment of Science.
Is Earth's climate vulnerable to small disturbances? Two geologists described the past vulnerability of an ocean current called the North Atlantic conveyor.
Ice caps and glaciers are melting. Ocean levels are rising. Whatever is causing it, there's no longer any way to deny that global warming is for real.
The Neanderthals were smart, tough, and well-adapted to the cold where they lived in regions north of Africa, so what happened to them?