January 18, 2022

The West Antarctic ice shelf is breaking apart from the inside

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By Josh Hrala, ScienceAlert From Business Insider Last year, a massive 583-square-kilometre (225-square-mile) chunk of the Pine Island Glacier — a vast section of ice that holds the West Antarctic ice sheet together — broke free, heading out into the ocean to eventually melt and raise sea levels across the world. Now, new evidence from satellite imagery […]