An illustrated guide to our collapsing Antarctic glaciers

Quartz: Structurally critical glaciers from the West Antarctic ice sheet are disappearing way faster than we realized, two teams of scientists recently reported. Their papers--one from NASA and the University of California, Irvine, the other from the University of Washington--both say there`s nothing we can do to stop it. Here`s how the glaciers in question will collapse. Topography The West Antarctic ice sheet is located about 1,000 km (600 miles) southeast of Argentina`s southern tip. The bulk......

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