Polar Ice Sheets Shrinking Worldwide, Study Confirms

National Geographic: The polar ice sheets are indeed shrinking-and fast, according to a comprehensive new study on climate change. And the effects, according to an international team, are equally clear-sea levels are rising faster than predicted, which could bring about disastrous effects for people and wildlife. Rising seas would increase the risk of catastrophic flooding like that caused by Hurricane Sandy last month in New York and New Jersey. Environmental damage may include widespread erosion, contamination......

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