Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier Vulnerable to La Niña Events, Researchers Find

Nature World: Pine Island Glacier melting is more vulnerable to climatic variations caused by La Niña events than previously assumed, a new study reported. The present study was conducted by researchers at British Antarctic Survey along with their colleagues at University of Washington and other institutions. The team found that the melting of the ice-shelf decreased by 50 percent between the years 2010 and 2012. La Nina might have led to this decrease in melting, according to the researchers. La Niña is......

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