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Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Environment | 2 comments

Don’t let Antarctica’s size fool you. It’s melting faster than ever.


Scientists have long warned about the potential for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to dump an incomprehensible amount of ice into the sea as global temperatures rise. But their warnings were generally about a future hundreds of years away. Now, a new report suggests that future could be much closer. It found that West Antarctic melt…

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