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Glacier the size of Great Britain melting at fastest rate for 5500 years

Glacier the size of Great Britain melting at fastest rate for 5500 years

A massive Antarctic glacier nearly the size of Great Britain is melting faster than it has in the past 5500 years, a new study has found. Antarctica is covered by two huge ice masses: the East and West Antarctic Ice Sheets, which feed many individual glaciers. Because of the warming climate, the WAIS has been …

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Antarctic glaciers melting at fastest rate in 5,500 years

Antarctic glaciers melting at fastest rate in 5,500 years

A new study says in the past 30 years, two major glaciers in Antarctica have been losing ice at their fastest rates over the last 5,500 years and can contribute as much as 3.4 metres of global sea level rise. The study, published June 9 in the journal Nature Geoscience and led by …

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It’s Hard to Do Climate Research When Your Field Site Is Melting

It’s Hard to Do Climate Research When Your Field Site Is Melting

“There have been lots of times we walked to a stake, and you could see it, but there’s a moat of crevasses that are 10 to 20 feet wide,” says Ben Pelto, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of British Columbia. “And it’s like, well, there’s no way we can get over to that …

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Dan Bongino: Why the media and the left are melting down over Elon Musk

Dan Bongino: Why the media and the left are melting down over Elon Musk

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Fox News host Dan Bongino blasted the Democrats’ obsession with power through “owning history,” Saturday night on ‘Unfiltered.’ DAN BONGINO: There’s a saying, “Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Today, I’d like to add to that, as long as Democrats are hellbent …

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How the Melting Arctic Will Both Hurt and Help Alaskans

How the Melting Arctic Will Both Hurt and Help Alaskans

The city of Nome, on Alaska’s Bering Sea coast, has long been the home of adventurers, chancers, and the fiercely independent who would rather live off the land than do their shopping at Walmart. Originally a native Inupiat settlement that was taken over by miners in the 1899 gold rush, it is perhaps best known …

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The North and South Poles Are Melting. Time To Take it Seriously

The North and South Poles Are Melting. Time To Take it Seriously

Nothing on earth compares to the icy sweeps of the planet’s polar extremes. It’s why, perhaps, explorers and scientists who have been there often seek more distant analogies, describing the poles’ austere swaths of frozen terrain in lunar terms, unworldly with their slimmed-down palettes of white, black, and icy blues. Home only to the most …

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