Julia Conley, staff writer
"I think there's potential for nasty surprises coming out of the Arctic."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Greenland's southwestern coastline
"More than 12 billion tons of water will have entered the ocean by tonight,...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
View of China's military base in the King George island, in Antarctica, on March 13, 2014.
Treaty that "has been the cornerstone of governance" for most southerly...


Fires are raging, ice is melting. In a bid to save the singular "purity and fragility" of the rapidly-melting Arctic ice - and in support of eight million voices calling for its protection - Greenpeace has released a video of renowned Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi performing on a floating platform before Norway's Wahlenbergbreen glacier, cracking and groaning even as he plays - a haunting reminder of what's at stake.