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Antarctica's ice melt poses a rising threat as research funding dwindles

A recent study highlights the accelerated melting of Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier, signaling a dire need for action against sea level rise.

Bob Berwyn reports for Inside Climate News.

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Antarctic ice shrinks to historic lows for third consecutive year

Antarctic ice shrinks to historic lows for third consecutive year

Antarctica's sea ice coverage has plummeted to unprecedented levels, marking a concerning trend in climate change.

Graham Readfearn reports for the Guardian.

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Antarctica’s looming threat

Ocean waters warmed by climate change could open the door for marine invasive species in one of the world’s most pristine ecosystems. 
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Red alert in Antarctica: the year rapid, dramatic change hit climate scientists like a ‘punch in the guts’

Study after study showed the breakdown of climate systems taking place much earlier than foreseen, with potentially catastrophic results.

Antarctic Circumpolar Current deteriorating

Scientists studying Antarctic Circumpolar Current to take closer look at 'heat flux gates' letting in warmer water

The powerful Antarctic Circumpolar Current in the Southern Ocean acts like a force field, keeping warmer waters out of the polar region. But scientists are concerned a "gateway" is opening up.
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West Antarctic ice sheet faces ‘unavoidable’ melting, a warning for sea level rise

Regardless of how aggressively humans act to reduce fossil fuel emissions, waters around some of Antarctica’s glaciers are forecast to warm at a pace three times faster than they have in the past, a new study says.
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Antarctica massive ice loss

Antarctica has lost 7.5tn tonnes of ice since 1997, scientists find

Study finds more than 40% of ice shelves have shrunk, with millions of tonnes of freshwater entering ocean.

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