Newsweek International - - HORIZONS -

Glaciers seem to be an en­dan­gered species. Cen­tral Asia’s and West Antarc­tica’s are shrink­ing at an alarm­ing rate. And now, even the glaciers of East Antarc­tica, long con­sid­ered to be sta­ble, ap­pear to be melt­ing in a “sys­tem­atic” man­ner, ac­cord­ing to Alex Gard­ner, a glaciol­o­gist with NASA’S Jet Propul­sion Lab­o­ra­tory in Pasadena, Cal­i­for­nia. Here’s the story of melt­ing ice.

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