Antarctica has lost about 3 trillion metric tons of ice since 1992

Ice loss is accelerating and that’s helped raise the global sea level by about 8 millimeters

Antarctic iceberg

MELTDOWN  An iceberg floats near the Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula. Melting ice from the Antarctic ice sheet, which includes the peninsula, has intensified, new research finds.

A. Shepherd/University of Leeds

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