Antarctica

Nika Knight, staff writer
The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica
An iceberg the size of Delaware is poised to break away from Antarctica, potentially triggering the collapse of the continent's northern ice shelf, scientists announced Thursday. When it breaks off, or calves, the iceberg will be one of the ten largest ever recorded, BBC News reported . It encompasses an area of 1,900 square miles, and it is...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Global governments agreed on Friday to create the world's largest marine...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Antarctic ice has the potential to melt faster than predicted, and could...

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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