Sif Island discovery altering world map.

Global warming: Melting Antarctica ice reveals uncharted island

Researchers chanced upon the island last week while patrolling the coast of the Pine Island Glacier and named it Sif Island. Read more »
Global warming is causing faster winds and ocean currents.

Climate change: Ocean currents are moving faster than earlier

More than two-thirds of the world’s oceans are speeding up, energised by faster winds, says a scientific study. Read more »
Melting of Antarctic ice sheet is a concern

Global warming: Antarctica records hottest day ever

The Antarctic Peninsula has warmed almost 3°C in the last 50 years. The annual loss of ice from the Antarctic ice sheet has jumped at least six-fold since 1979. Read more »