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Antarctica Ice Melt Speeding Up

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Antarctica Ice Melt Speeding Up

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Antarctica Ice Melt Speeding Up

Antarctica Ice Melt Speeding Up

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The ice sheets of Antarctica may be melting and changing much faster than scientists had previously predicted, a new report shows. Eric Rignot, lead author of a report about Antarctica's melting ice sheets, addresses exactly how dire the situation is.