Pine Island Glacier is more vulnerable than thought – and could cause sea levels to rise by 1.6ft

A new study has warned that the Pine Island Ice Shelf, the ice shelf that controls the flow of ice from the Pine Island Glacier, could be more vulnerable to complete breakup than previously thought.
Pine Island Ice Shelf in Antarctica is more vulnerable than previously thought and could cause global sea levels to rise 1.6 FEET if it collapses, study warns The Pine Island Ice Shelf retains enough ice to raise sea levels by... Read more

Antarctica's Doomsday Glacier is 'holding on by its fingernails'

Worrying times: Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier is 'holding on with its fingernails', experts say, after discovering it has retreated twice as fast as previously thought in the last 200 years.
Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier is “holding on with its fingernails”, experts say, after discovering it has retreated twice as fast as previously thought in the last 200 years. The West Antarctic Glacier, which is about the size of Florida, has been... Read more