A source of sea-level rise to rival glaciers

Daily Mail: Melting glaciers aren't the only reason coastal cities need to worry about sea-level rise. Agriculture is pumping groundwater for irrigation at such a rate that the runoff equals the contribution from melting of glaciers and ice caps outside of Greenland and Antarctica, according to a new study looking at groundwater depletion. It also exceeds or falls into the high-end of previous estimates of groundwater's contribution to sea-level rise, the researchers found. Most ......

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