West Antarctic Glacial Loss Is Rapidly Intensifying, New Study Shows


Six massive glaciers in West Antarctica are dumping far more ice into the Southern Ocean than they were 40 NASA. An 18-mile crack in the Pine Island Glacier years ago and now account for 10 percent of the world’s sea level rise, according to a new study. Reporting in Geophysical Research Letters, an international team of scientists said that the amount of ice draining from the six glaciers has increased by 77 percent since 1973.