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Antarctica is being rapidly melted from below by warm water due to climate change
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Antarctica is being rapidly melted from below by warm water due to climate change

Warm ocean water is melting Antarctica from below, destabilising its ice sheets and contributing to sea level rise. A new study has used data from satellites to determine how much underwater ice is melting.  This has allowed researchers to map the retreat of the “grounding lines”, where large floating ice shelves connect to the layer…