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Rising Temperature Could Melt Antarctica ‘Irreversibly’, Warns New Study

KEY POINTS Researchers say melting Antarctic ice could raise sea level by 8 feet Such a rise in sea levels would devastate coastal cities and cultural sites around the world…

Antarctica, the only continent without coronavirus, braces for summer rotation

Antarctica, the coldest and most isolated part of the world, is the only continent still untouched by the coronavirus.  But as Antarctica’s harsh winter comes to a close, critical global…

What Research in Antarctica Tells Us about the Science of Isolation

Over the past few months, the phrase “social distancing” has entered our lexicon. Many of us have found ourselves separated from family and friends—or at least from our normal social…

Stability check on Antarctica reveals high risk for long-term sea-level rise — ScienceDaily

The warmer it gets, the faster Antarctica loses ice — and much of it will then be gone forever. Consequences for the world’s coastal cities and cultural heritage sites would…

The Thwaites ‘doomsday’ glacier is melting quickly in Antarctica

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is the size of Britain. But it’s receding by about half a mile per year.  If the glacier melts entirely, it could trigger a 10-foot…