Large Ice Cracks Could Be Speeding Up the Melting of Antartica

March 30, 2012 by  
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A new report has revealed that massive fractures in the ice shelves of West Antarctica are threatening to increase the rate at which they are melting. The study, which has looked at 40 years of satellite images of the West Antarctic ice shelves, states that  the region has seen an increase in ice loss over the past few decades . Over the past 30 years, due to the region growing steadily warmer, the Antarctic Peninsula has been repeatedly named as one of the fastest warming spots on the planet. Read the rest of Large Ice Cracks Could Be Speeding Up the Melting of Antartica Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica , Antarctica Glaciers , Antarctica Ice Cracking , Antarctica Ice Cracks , Antarctica Ice Melting , antarctica melting , Climate Change , Cracking Ice Antarctica , green news , Ice Cracks Antarctica , Melting Ice Antarctica , Polar Ice , Polar Ice Loss , Video

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