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More East Antarctica glaciers are waking up

In recent years, researchers have warned that East Antarctica’s Totten Glacier, an enormous ice sheet with enough ice, scientists say, to raise sea levels by at least 11 feet (3.4 meters), appears to be retreating, thanks to warming ocean waters. Now, researchers have found that a group of four glaciers sitting to the west of Totten, plus a handful of smaller glaciers farther east, are also losing ice.  Read more...



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