The western ice sheet is melting, what about the east?

It's widely known that the West Antarctic ice sheet is melting and now scientists believe the ice sheet in the East is succumbing to the effects of climate change. This fascinating article from National Geographic explains the background. It includes some great videos giving non-technical explanations of glaciers and ice-sheets - and the images are stunning. See it all here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2018/08/east-antarctic-ic...

 

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