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New findings about Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’, and why they have sparked worry

11/04/2021 10:20 PM | Click to read full article

The melting of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier – also called the “Doomsday Glacier”– has long been a cause of concern.

Researchers at the Sweden’s University of Gothenburg are now saying that fears related to Thwaites’s melting are worse than previously thought, owing to the supply of warm water flowing underneath at a rate underestimated in the past.