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Irvine :: CA :: USA | 10 days ago

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Global sea levels are rising at an accelerating rate.  Google Maps of Sea Level Rises  will even calculate the impact of rising oceans on your home town. Though the disappearance of Manhattan feels like a distant threat, recent research from the

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Sydney :: Australia | 1 month ago

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Mount Erebus is Antarctica's obvious volcano, but there is more below the ice. The Thwaites glacier is one of the most rapidly changing in Antarctica. It's been the focus of considerable attention in recent weeks, after scientists suggested that this

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 1 month ago

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But dive below the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, and you'll find fire as well, in the form of subglacial volcanoes. Now, a new study finds that these subglacial volcanoes and other geothermal "hotspots" are contributing to the melting of Thwaites Glacier,

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Toronto :: Canada | 1 month ago

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The Antarctic ice sheet is more unstable than first thought with a new study suggesting melting began 5,000 years earlier than previously believed. The study reveals that shrinking of the vast ice sheet accelerated during eight distinct periods

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London :: United Kingdom | 2 months ago

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Researcher, ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Australian National University The Thwaites Glacier is among several in West Antarctica that is already retreating. Antarctic climate science is having a moment a worrying moment. Three

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Leeds :: United Kingdom | 2 months ago

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Whether we like it or not, the fact remains that Antarctica is at present losing nearly 160 billion tonnes of ice every year to the ocean and this can push up global sea levels by 0.43-mm per year!! This is an alarming situation

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 2 months ago

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Alarming new research found that the West Antarctic ice sheet is now in a  state of irreversible collapse  and could raise sea levels by as much as 4 feet by the end of the century. As global sea level rises, coastal cities and  islands  face a

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 2 months ago

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Carl Safina is an award-winning scientist and author, founding president of Blue Ocean Institute at Stony Brook University and host of the PBS television series "Saving the Ocean with Carl Safina." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely

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Sydney :: Australia | 2 months ago

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CC BY The significant retreat of elements of the West Antarctic ice sheet such as the Thwaites glacier recently reported in the journal Science suggests a possible sea level rise of 3 to 3.7m. This is a huge increase in sea level that cannot fail to

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Thiruvananthapuram :: India | 2 months ago

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The fast-moving Thwaites Glacier will likely disappear in a matter of centuries, researchers say, raising sea level by nearly two feet. That glacier also acts as a lynchpin on the rest of the ice sheet, which contains enough ice to cause another 10

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