Robot that uses AI to pull weeds may reduce poisonous herbicide use by 70% for some crops.
“It is profoundly shocking to stand on the ice of Antarctica and hear directly from scientists how fast the ice is disappearing.”
Scientists have discovered a vast, hidden landscape of hills and valleys carved by ancient rivers that has been “frozen in time” under the Antarctic ice for millions of years.
More than 180 women, including two South Africans, are embarking on a voyage to Antarctica in November to promote sustainability and study its ecosystem.
No matter how much the world cuts back on carbon emissions, a key and sizable chunk of Antarctica is essentially doomed to an “unavoidable” melt, a new study found.
According to a new study, Greenland’s surface ice has been melting has increased in recent decades, while surface ice melt in Antarctica has slowed.
Study finds more than 40% of ice shelves have shrunk, with millions of tonnes of freshwater entering ocean
Bringing a pop of color and a promise of spring, flowers are usually a welcome sight – but not in Antarctica.
Eastern Antarctica spiked by almost 70 degrees Fahrenheit over their recorded average.
Geoengineering is often presented as a last-resort technological fix to the climate crisis that can still swoop in and save the day.
But new models suggest that such risky measures, like dimming the Sun, are not enough to save Antarctica now.
Scientists believe the melting of all the ice in Antarctica is no longer a far-away possibility but a coming certainty. The magnitude of this event would be staggering.
Even in Antarctica — one of the most remote and desolate places on Earth — scientists say they are finding shattered temperature records and an increase in the size and number of wacky weather events.