December 10, 2011

Warming Pacific waters causing accelerated melt of the Antarctic's glaciers

A study by British Antarctic Survey scientists culminating in December 2011 reveals that warming Pacific waters are resulting in the accelerated melt of the Antarctic's vast Pine Island and Thwaites Glaciers, which could add precipitously to rising sea levels across the globe.

Sources: Our Amazing Planet, Hydro International, TheWorld.org, Hindustan Times

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