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Montevideo, November 18th 2018 - 05:52 UTC

Antarctica ice sheet melting faster than expected, adding 0.6mm to sea level every year

Thursday, June 14th 2018 - 07:24 UTC
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The Antarctic ice sheet has lost more than 2,500 billion tons of ice in the past 25 years and nearly half of that has happened since 2012. An international team of polar scientists found that melting in Antarctica has jumped sharply from an average of 76 billion tons per year prior to 2012, to around 219 billion tones each year between 2012 and 2017. Read full article

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  • chronic

    Sweet.

    The Red River would make a great coastline.

    Jun 16th, 2018 - 02:31 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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