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This GIF Shows the Start of Antarctica's Irreversible Ice Sheet Collapse

Yesterday NASA revealed the ominous news that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet had begun its inevitable, unstoppable collapse—heralding a sea level rise that's destined to be catastrophic. Now, they've uploaded a time-lapse that shows its early beginnings in a small section of western Antarctica. » 5/13/14 10:00am 5/13/14 10:00am