You would expect that the Discovery Channel would get the story straight on global warming and climate change, wouldn’t you? Well, it did, overseas, but when bringing its Frozen Planet episode “On Thin Ice” to the US, it decides to edit out mention of human-caused global warming. “The show’s producer told the New York Timesshe didn’t want people saying
A team of scientists have set forth from BAS Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula and are heading for Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica where they will survey the world’s largest glacier in an effort to understand how ice is being lost from the glacier and what contribution the loss is likely to
[UPDATED – Dec. 11, 2001 – embedded video restored] A most unusual and amazing phenomenon of Nature, the ‘brinicle’ is a descending channel of brine (highly salty water) that resembles a twisting icicle, or perhaps, an underwater, ‘slow mo’, ice tornado. And, not unlike the latter, it leaves a path of (frozen) death its wake.