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Claim: Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate, but a ‘pause’ and other studies suggest ice melt isn’t the only factor

From the University of Southampton A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm. Researchers at the University of Southampton detected the rapid rise in sea-level…

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Life found below Antarctica’s ice sheet

Confirmed: 800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems Cutting-edge technology and science of the NSF-funded WISSARD project make discovery possible In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this…