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Melting Ice Shelves Drive Rapid Antarctic Sea Level Rise

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A study of almost 20 years' worth of satellite images shows Antarctic sea levels are on the rise as ice shelves continue to melt.

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Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/retreating-snow-cover-exposes-barren-rock-near-cape-folger-news-photo/79734141
Discovery http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/frozen-planet/videos/antarctica-from-the-air.htm
Nature http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2230.html
BBC http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29012501
Deutsche Welle http://www.dw.de/antarctic-melt-could-raise-sea-levels-faster/a-17854404
ABC Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-07/giant-antarctic-ice-shelves-could-melt-faster-than-expected/5579678
Bloomberg http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-13/antarctic-melt-may-lift-sea-level-faster-in-threat-to-megacities.html

Image via: Getty Images / Torsten Blackwood
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