News tagged with ice shelves

Canadian ice shelves halve in six years

Half of Canada's ancient ice shelves have disappeared in the last six years, researchers have said, with new data showing significant portions melted in the last year alone.

Sep 29, 2011
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Clock Is ticking in West Antarctic

Reports that a portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has begun to irretrievably collapse, threatening a 4-foot rise in sea levels over the next couple of centuries, surged through the news media last week. ...

May 26, 2014
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