Canadian glaciers face drastic demise

Simulation forecasts 70 percent ice loss by end of century, adding to sea level rise

Athabasca Glacier

SHRINKING BACK   Western Canadian glaciers such as Athabasca Glacier, shown, will lose most of their ice by the end of the century, a new study predicts.

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