Antarctic thawing season keeps getting longer

LiveScience: More ice is melting for a longer period of time each year on the Antarctic Peninsula, new research shows. The area is warming more quickly than almost any other spot on Earth. Temperatures on this mountainous strip of land have risen by 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius) since the 1950s, according to a news release from the British Antarctic Survey, whose scientists were involved in the research. The study, published today (March 27) in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface,......

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