East Antarctica glacial stronghold melting amid climate change

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Nasa detects ice retreat probably linked to ocean changes in region once thought stable

A group of glaciers spanning an eighth of the East Antarctica coastline, are being melted by the warming seas, scientists have discovered.

This Antarctic region stores a vast amount of ice which if lost would, in the long-term, raise global sea level by tens of metres and drown coastal settlements around the world.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/11/east-antarctica-glacial-stronghold-melting-amid-climate-change
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