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Antarctic ice melt: The Antarctic ice sheet melts faster and increases the risk of sea-level rise, according to the study

In the "Longest Review" of Antarctic Ice Sheet scientists report a rapid increase in melting – a sixfold increase in the annual Antarctic ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017. On Monday in the Proceedings The National Academy of Sciences published study was a joint action by glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA …

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UCI / JPL: Antarctica loses six times more ice mass annually than UCI news 40 years ago

Irvine, California, Monday, January 14, 2019 – The Antarctic recorded a six-fold increase in annual ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017. This emerges from a study published today in Sciences . Glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Utrecht University in the Netherlands also found that accelerated melting increased global sea levels by more …

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Antarctic ice melt has accelerated by 280% in the last 4 decades

The study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that the ice loss rate was not uniform and the ice disappeared faster in each decade. Ice loss in the Antarctic has increased from 40 gigatons (one gigatel is one billion tons) per year from 1979 to 1990 to 252 gigatons per year from 2009 to 17, …

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Ice loss from Antarctica has been sextupled since the 1970s, new research finds

The western edge of Iceberg A-68, calved from the Larsen C ice shelf, is taken from NASA's Operation IceBridge research aircraft near the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula in October 2017. (Mario Tama / Getty Images) Chris Mooney Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment. Brady Dennis Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues January 14 at …

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Salvadoran woman who won an illegal detention arrested by the ICE

January 9, 2019, 8:18 PM GMT By Associated Press and Nicole Acevedo Frederick, Md. – A Salvadoran mother and activist who has successfully sued a district of Maryland for false profiling and arrest United States detained Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during a routine check-in. Community organizers of CASA and LatinoJustice call for the release of Roxana Orellana Santos from …

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The 'Little Ice Age' is the bottom of Pacific

A Harvard study has found that the parts of the deep ocean are deep in the ocean Around the 17th century, Earth experienced a prolonged cooling period, the Little Ice Age that brought chillier-than-average temperatures to much of the Northern Hemisphere. 'Climate varies across all. ' Climate varies across all timescales, said Peter Huybers, a professor at Harvard John A. …

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