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Fears Antarctic glacier could melt faster as it speeds up and ice shelf ‘rips apart’ – ABC News

Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier is speeding up again as its ice shelf is breaking up, and scientists say they’ve underestimated…

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Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier has started moving faster again, according to new research.
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  • The glacier’s movement was stable between 2009 and 2017 but sped up between 2017 and 2020
  • Researchers think the acceleration was caused by the glacier’s…

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