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Researchers: Northeast Greenland ice loss accelerating
March 17, 2014
An international team of scientists has discovered that the last remaining stable portion of the Greenland ice sheet is stable no more. The finding, which will likely boost estimates of expected global sea-level rise in the future, appears in the March 16 issue of the journal Nature Climate Change.
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