The Guardian: Ice area around Antarctica is at its lowest since 1979

March 5 – BLiTZ. The area of ​​ice cover around Antarctica has decreased significantly – up to 1.79 million square kilometers. The ice continues to melt at a record pace, which could cause global climate change. The Guardian writes about it.

The volume of melted ice as of February 25 increased by 136 thousand square kilometers – twice the area of ​​​​Tasmania.

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“The cause of this phenomenon is open water that warms the ice,” said Will Hobbs, an expert on Antarctic sea ice at the University of Tasmania.

If the Thwaites Glacier turns into water, it could raise the level of the Amundsen Sea by half a meter.

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