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Sea level rise

Background | 4 July, 2012 at 13:30

Sea level rise due to global warming is a serious threat, on collision course with large and growing coastal populations. For some people living in low-lying coastal areas and on small islands, damage from sea level rise is already a daily...

Wilkins ice shelf disconnects from Antarctic

Press release | 5 April, 2009 at 2:00

The reported (1) shattering of the ice bridge connecting the Wilkins ice shelf to Antarctica was a complete contrast to progress on global action, Greenpeace said today from Bonn, where negotiations on a new climate deal start their second week...

Antarctic ice shelf collapses

Feature story | 19 March, 2002 at 1:00

A huge ice shelf in Antarctica has collapsed in the space of only a month. The Larsen B ice shelf was 200m thick and 3250 km².

Crack in Larsen B ice shelf, Antarctica.

Image | 1 February, 1997 at 1:00

Crack in Larsen B ice shelf, Antarctica.

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