Earth losing 300bn tonnes of ice every year

Times of India: A satellite has detected that 300 billion tonnes of ice is being lost every year from the Antarctic and Greenland glaciers, dramatically increasing sea levels around the world. The satellite that detected the melting is Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE). British scientists have been using it since 2002 to detect tiny variations in Earth's gravity field resulting from changes in mass distribution, including movement of ice into the oceans. Using these changes in gravity, the state......

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