Scientists are struggling to understand the movements of glacier mice - round balls of moss that appear on icy glaciers. Somehow, the glacier mice manage to travel together in ways that scientists still can't explain.
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Melting ice in the mountains of Norway has revealed items that have been frozen there since traders passed through over 1,000 years ago. The items were in nearly perfect condition, giving historians a fresh look at life during Viking times.
A period of very warm temperatures in Antarctica has caused unusually heavy melting in the most northern areas of the continent. Eagle Island, off the Antarctic peninsula, lost 4 inches (106mm) of snow and ice in just nine days.
A massive iceberg split off from Antarctica last week. Though much ice is being lost in Antarctica because of climate change, this split in the ice is normal and not connected to the climate crisis.