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Study: Melting Glaciers In Canada Now Major Contributor To Sea Level Rise

February 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre

During the time period of 2005 through 2015, the surface melt of glaciers and ice caps associated with the Queen Elizabeth Islands in Northern Canada grew by around 900% — to around 30 gigatons a year, up from around 3 gigatons a year in 2005 — according to new research from the University of California, Irvine

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