Antarctic Ice Melt Rate Has Tripled Over Last Decade

December 8, 2014 5:47 PM

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A recent study shows that warm water is attacking the Antarctic ice sheet from below and accelerating melting.

The study, which was published last week in the journal Science, shows that the warming of waters for thousands of miles around the Antarctic ice sheet is not local and will significantly raise sea levels in the next couple of centuries. The ice shelf in question accounts for nearly 70% percent of f...

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