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New Study Shows Land Ice is a Growing Source of Sea Level Rise

2 monthes ago   |   By R&D Magazine

ArticleLand ice, particularly from Greenland and Antarctica, is contributing more and more to sea level rise in recent years, according to a new study. Staff Author: Kenny Walter Topics: Environment
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Coral reefs losing ability to keep pace with sea-level rise

Coral reefs losing ability to keep pace with sea-level rise

2 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Many coral reefs will be unable to keep growing fast enough to keep up with rising sea levels, leaving tropical coastlines and low-lying islands exposed to increased erosion and flooding risk, new research suggests.
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How to save Antarctica

2 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Decisions made in the next decade will determine whether Antarctica suffers dramatic changes that contribute to a metre of global sea level rise.
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Much of East Antarctica remained frozen during past 8 million years

2 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Three major ice sheets are being closely watched by scientists as global temperatures increase, glaciers melt and sea levels rise. Of the three, the East Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest potential contributor to sea-level rise.
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Antarctica ramps up sea level rise

2 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Ice losses from Antarctica have increased global sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with two fifths of this rise coming in the last five years alone.
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