An alarming 10 percent of Antarctica’s coastal glaciers are now in retreat, scientists find

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An alarming 10 percent of Antarctica's coastal glaciers are now in retreat, scientists find

Antarctica’s ocean-front glaciers are retreating, according a new satellite survey that raises additional concerns about the massive continent’s potential contribution to rising sea levels. Antarctica, which contains enough ice to raise the oceans by about 200 feet, is a continent of ice that flows outward to the ocean at numerous large glaciers. These mostly submerged glaciers rest deep on the seafloor […]

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