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The glacier of greatest concern

Antarctica’s massive Thwaites Glacier is melting because of climate change, and a collapse of the glacier could raise sea levels significantly around the world. To glaciologists, it’s “the glacier of greatest concern” and the focus of the largest-ever joint U.S.-U.K. Antarctic field research program – the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration. The U.S. National Science Foundation and […]