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Please stop calling it the "glacier of the apocalypse"

Please stop calling it the “glacier of the apocalypse”

Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier, the largest on the planet, is in trouble. The glacier extends into the Southern Ocean and loses around 50 billion tons of ice per year, with that loss doubling in the past 30 years. In 2019, NASA scientists discovered a huge cavity under the glacier, about two-thirds the size of Manhattan, which …

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Please stop calling it the "glacier of the apocalypse"

Please stop calling it the “glacier of the apocalypse”

Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier, the largest on the planet, is in trouble. The glacier extends into the Southern Ocean and loses around 50 billion tons of ice per year, with that loss doubling in the past 30 years. In 2019, NASA scientists discovered a huge cavity under the glacier, about two-thirds the size of Manhattan, which …

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