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Meltwater lakes are accelerating glacier ice loss — ScienceDaily

Meltwater lakes that form at glacier margins cause ice to recede much further and faster compared to glaciers that terminate on land, according to a new study. But the effects…

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…

Doomsday Glacier Melting Fast, Scientists Finally Know Why

Two Antarctic glaciers are breaking free from their respective areas, increasing the threat of large-scale sea-level rise. Located along the coast of the Amundsen Sea in West Antarctica, the enormous…

Mapping Technology Reveals Channels of Warm Water Under Florida-Sized Glacier | Smart News

New research shows that a Florida-sized block of ice in Western Antarctica called the Thwaites Glacier is sitting on top of large channels that may allow warm ocean water to…