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Hidden upside-down ‘rivers’ eroding Antarctic ice shelves

Hidden upside-down “rivers” are eroding Antarctic ice shelves, according to the latest study that suggests polar regions are melting faster than previously thought.  As ice shelves float out into the ocean they stretch and crack along the edges, meaning they are particularly vulnerable to erosion from plumes of water from below.  …

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What Worries Iceland? A World Without Ice. It Is Preparing.

HÖFN, Iceland — From the offices of the fishing operation founded by his family two generations ago, Adalsteinn Ingólfsson has watched the massive Vatnajökull glacier shrink year after year. Warmer temperatures have already winnowed the types of fish he can catch. But the wilting ice mass, Iceland’s largest, is a …

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Bustle Puts Gawker Reboot on Ice

The planned reboot of Gawker, the irreverent news, gossip and commentary site that shut down in 2016, has been put off indefinitely and its staff laid off, the site’s owner, Bustle Digital Group, said on Tuesday night. Bustle Digital Group, which publishes women’s-interest sites like Bustle and the recently acquired …

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