• Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier ice shelf is crumbling faster than expected

    8 days ago - By SlashGear

    A newly published video shows the dramatic increase in ice chunks breaking free from the large ice shelf holding back the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. With the rate of icebergs breaking free increasing over the past few years, scientists warn that the time it takes before the glacier falls into the ocean may be significantly reduced. The update on...
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  • Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf is ripping apart, speeding up key Antarctic glacier

    Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf is ripping apart, speeding up key Antarctic glacier

    8 days ago - By Phys.org

    For decades, the ice shelf helping to hold back one of the fastest-moving glaciers in Antarctica has gradually thinned. Analysis of satellite images reveals a more dramatic process in recent years: From 2017 to 2020, large icebergs at the ice shelf's edge broke off, and the glacier sped up.
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