David Attenborough weighs in on the consequences of climate change — but you won't hear him in the U.S.

The final episode of Frozen Planet — the popular new series from the creators of Planet Earth — addresses the impending threat of climate change on the Earth's poles. In the episode, which will air on BBC One on December 7th, narrator David Attenborough is expected to claim that the Arctic could be completely devoid… » 12/05/11 6:40am 12/05/11 6:40am

A time-lapse video of a creeping brine icicle, freezing to death all sea life it touches

For the first time ever, BBC nature photographers have captured footage of an underwater brine icicle (also known as a "brinicle") slowly expanding underneath the ice of Antarctica's Little Razorback Island. Woe to be a starfish or urchin that encounters this briny deathtrap! » 11/24/11 10:30am 11/24/11 10:30am