• The sea-level rise from Antarctica's melting ice sheet could be 30% higher than estimated due to an effect scientists previously thought was 'inconsequential,' new study says

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    A ship in the waters next to the Thwaites Glacier in Western Antarctica.
    Adam Jenkins, National Science Foundation/Via International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration
    Scientists say if the West Antarctica Ice sheet were to collapse, global sea levels could rise by about 10 feet.
    But a new study says that this figure could be about 3.3 feet higher.
    That is because as the glaciers melt, the bedrock under the ice sheet could rise out of the ocean.
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