For decades, the ice shelf helping to hold back one of the fastest-moving glaciers in Antarctica has gradually thinned. Analysis of satellite images reveals a more dramatic process in recent years: From 2017 to 2020, large icebergs at the ice shelf's edge broke off, and the glacier sped up.
Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf is ripping apart, speeding up key Antarctic glacier
- 11. 6 2021 (20:00)