Posted on Friday, 30 April, 2010 | 103 comments| News tip by: behaviour???
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New research has revealed that global floating ice is in "constant retreat" leading to fears of rising sea levels.
Its a story that we've heard a lot over the last few years and while some believe global warming may be overhyped it doesn't change the fact that the ice is indeed disappearing and that the North Pole could be ice-free as early as 2050.
"The world's floating ice is in "constant retreat", showing an instability which will increase global sea levels, according to a report published in Geophysical Research Letters on Wednesday."