Antarctica

Jon Queally, staff writer
The world's two largest ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting at the fastest rates ever recorded, according to a new study based on detailed satellite imagery. Presented by scientists at the Germany-based Alfred Wegener Institute, the new research was conducted with the help of sophisticated mapping technology and the use of an ESA...

Further

Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.

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