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Satellite imagery shows Antarctic sea ice is collapsing faster than expected

Satellite imagery shows Antarctic sea ice is collapsing faster than expected

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Antarctic coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs faster than nature can replenish crumbling ice, doubling previous estimates of losses from the world’s largest ice sheet over the past of the past 25 years, a satellite analysis revealed on Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory …

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Antarctica's 'sleeping giant' is in danger of melting and threatens to raise sea levels

Antarctica’s ‘sleeping giant’ is in danger of melting and threatens to raise sea levels

Comment this story Comment Scientists say the window to protect the world’s largest ice cap from significant shrinkage is shrinking, with disturbing new predictions that it has the potential to trigger sea level rise of up to 16½ feet long term if the greenhouse gas emission targets are not met. The vast East Antarctica ice …

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying South Korea

SpaceX launches South Korea’s first-ever moon mission, lands rocket at sea

South Korea is on its way to the moon. The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) took off today (August 4) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, launching South Korea’s first-ever deep-space mission and setting the stage for more ambitious lunar efforts down the road. KPLO, also known as Danuri, “will be the first step to …

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