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Climate Change Shut Down a Research Station in Antarctica, and Australia is Next - Motherboard

A British research station in the Antarctic will shut down for winter after a large crack appeared in a nearby ice shelf because of our warming climate. The Halley VI research station will be relocated from the Brunt Ice Shelf to avoid any chance it ...and more »

Huge crack in the Antarctic grows by a further six miles - The Independent

A crack in an ice shelf, known as Larsen C, in Antarctica has grown by more than six miles in the past few weeks. The crack now measures more than 100 miles and once it completes it will form one of the largest icebergs on record. An ice shelf is a ...and more »

The huge crack in this Antarctic ice shelf just grew by another 6 miles - Washington Post

A crack more than 100 miles long in one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves grew another 6 miles in a little more than two weeks this month, British scientists reported Thursday. That's on top of an 11-mile growth that occurred in the second two weeks ...and more »

Antarctica's great apron of sea ice just issued the world with a bold message. Now to work out what that message is - The Spinoff

As New Zealand's Scott Base celebrates 60 years of science on ice, Veronika Meduna looks at one of Antarctica's most puzzling features – the wayward behaviour of sea ice around the continent. Every southern winter, Antarctica doubles in size. As the ...and more »

Massive Ice Shelf In Antarctica On The Brink Of Breaking Apart: What Is Happening? - Tech Times

It was only in late December that scientists announced that a massive rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica had grown by 11 miles. Three weeks along, the rift has gone on to lengthen by 6 miles more. Scientists believe that a calving of the ...and more »

Massive Antarctic Larsen C crack extends by nearly 10km - Newshub

An enormous crack in an Antarctic ice shelf is continuing to grow, extending by nearly 10km since the beginning of the year. The spectacular rift in the Larsen C ice shelf, located on the Antarctic Peninsula, is now more than 175km long. Just 20km of ...and more »

Larsen ice crack continues to open up - BBC News

The crack that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg in the Antarctic has continued to spread. The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a further 10km since 1 January. If the fissure propagates just 20km more, it will free a tabular berg one-quarter ...and more »

Huge Antarctic crack may create one of the biggest icebergs ever seen as rift continues to grow -

A huge crack in the Antarctic continues to spread....and may create one of the biggest icebergs ever seen. The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a further six miles since January 1. Another 12 miles and it will create an iceberg one-quarter the ...and more »

Antarctic ice shelf rift grows as massive chunk tries to break free - SlashGear

The UK-based Antarctic research project MIDAS has issued an update about the Larsen C ice shelf rift, saying it grew by 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) over the course of January. The expansion was determined using the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 ...and more »

One of the largest icebergs ever seen is even closer to breaking off Antarctica - Mashable

Rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf as seen from a NASA aircraft on Nov. 10, 2016. Image: nasa/John Sonntag. 2016%2f09%2f15%2f9c%2fhttpsd2mhye01h4nj2n.cloudfront.netmediazgkymde1lzaz.949e4 By Andrew Freedman Jan 20, 2017. Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding ...and more »