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World’s glaciers contain significantly less ice than previously thought, new study finds

Advances in satellite technology have revealed that the world’s glaciers contain significantly less ice than previously thought, according to a study published in Nature Geoscience on Monday. The revised estimate reduces global sea level rise by 3 inches if all glaciers were to melt. But it raises concern for some communities that rely on seasonal […]

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Antarctica: Glacier potentially the size of Great Britain or Florida could shatter within five years

Scientists are warning of dramatic changes at one of the biggest glaciers in Antarctica, potentially within the next five to 10 years. They say a floating section at the front of Thwaites Glacier that until now has been relatively stable could “shatter like a car windscreen”. US and UK researchers are currently engaged in an […]

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China’s ‘glacier chaser’ presumed dead while exploring waterfall in Tibet

A Chinese ‘glacier chaser’ has been presumed dead after he fell into icy waters while exploring a glacial waterfall in Tibet on December 20. The body of Wang Xiangjun, 30, has not been found but his social media account confirmed his death. Wang often shares videos exploring glaciers and highlights the impact of climate change […]