Melting of Antarctica’s Pine Island glacier may continue for ‘centuries’

Blue and Green: The rapidly melting Pine Island glacier in West Antarctica may be the biggest contributor to rising sea levels over the next few decades, a new study has suggested. The research, published in the journal Science, found that the largest glacier in Antarctica may be recreating 8,000-year-old history. Scientists from the US, UK and Germany found that the glacier also thinned in the Early Holocene, in a melt that may have lasted for centuries. The Pine Island glacier has currently been thinning......

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