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Antarctica is losing billions of tons of ice each year, sharply boosting sea levels

By Mark Kaufman


Earth-orbiting satellites are watching Antarctica thaw.

Eighty scientists from over 40 earth sciences agencies, including NASA and the European Space Agency, used satellite data from between 1992 to 2017 to find that Antarctica has lost trillions of tons of ice to the oceans over this 25-year period.

Their research, …

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