Antarctic glaciers are losing ice fastest in 5,500 years, study finds

Thwaites Glacier, which is almost the size of Great Britain. Credit: NASA At the current rate of retreat, the vast glaciers, which extend deep into the heart of the ice sheet, could contribute as much as 3.4 meters to global sea level rise in the coming centuries. Antarctica is covered by two massive ice masses: … Read more

Antarctic glaciers are losing ice fastest in 5,500 years, study finds

Thwaites Glacier, which is almost the size of Great Britain. Credit: NASA At the current rate of retreat, the vast glaciers, which extend deep into the heart of the ice sheet, could contribute as much as 3.4 meters to global sea level rise in the coming centuries. Antarctica is covered by two massive ice masses: … Read more