Scientists have sent an underwater robot called Icefin to explore under the Thwaites Glacier and they have made a worrying discovery. The water temperatures are unusually warm.

“Warm waters in this part of the world, as remote as they may seem, should serve as a warning to all of us about the potential dire changes to the planet brought about by climate change,” David Holland, a lead researcher on the expedition and director of the Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at New York University, told the Chicago Tribune.

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