The white body of the snow petrel blends in with the stark Antarctic landscape,...
Antarctic Minke Whale
The elegant Antarctic minke whale feeds on krill (tiny crustaceans) during the...
Ross Sea Ice Shelf
Antarctica is almost entirely covered by ice sheets up to two miles (3 km) thick,...
Antarctic Pack Ice
Every year as the sun disappears for the winter, the surface waters around...
Ice Melt at the Poles
It’s confirmed: both Antarctica and Greenland are losing ice—around 350 billion...
Ice Melt in Iceland
On average, Arctic sea ice has decreased by four percent per decade since the late...
Biomes: Wild Arctic
This lesson investigates how sea ice is critical to the plants and animals that...
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Gulf Coast oil spill
Satellite view of the Gulf Coast oil spill off of Louisiana, April 29, 2010.