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An Up-Close Look At A Delaware-Sized Iceberg About To Break From Antarctica

Published: 
Wed, 02/22/2017 (All day)

New video provides an up-close look at a Delaware-sized iceberg on the verge of breaking off Antarctica.

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UNFROZEN IN TIME

Published: 
Tue, 02/07/2017 (All day)

There's a glacier in Antarctica so immense that, if it melted, would raise sea levels globally by 3.5 metres.

It's melting. Right now.

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Want to See Global Warming's Potential Impact on Santa Monica Beaches?

Published: 
Mon, 11/21/2016 (All day)

A few decades from now, your favorite sunning spot along the beach in Santa Monica could succumb to the fish as a result of global warming and an expected rise in sea level. It sounds like the plot of a summer blockbuster, but a group of scientists is using technology to visualize this potential real-life scenario.

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The Marshall Islands Are Disappearing

Published: 
Thu, 12/03/2015 (All day)

Linber Anej waded out in low tide to haul concrete chunks and metal scraps to shore and rebuild the makeshift sea wall in front of his home. The temporary barrier is no match for the rising seas that regularly flood the shacks and muddy streets with saltwater and raw sewage, but every day except Sunday, Mr. Anej joins a group of men and boys to haul the flotsam back into place.

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The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland’s North

Published: 
Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.