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The Other Arctic Crisis: Greenland’s Meltdown

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You’re probably already familiar with the decline in Arctic sea ice, but there’s another climate change meltdown happening on land. Greenland’s vast ice sheet is melting at an unprecedented rate. See the numbers for yourself in the infographic below:

 

Sources used for this infographic:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/g/greenland_ice_sheet.htm
http://polarportal.dk/en/groenlands-indlandsis/nbsp/total-masseaendring/
http://www.aber.ac.uk/greenland/Massbalance.html
http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v4/n4/full/nclimate2161.html
http://nsidc.org/greenland-today/
http://time.com/26618/study-says-climate-change-accelerating-greenlands-ice-loss/
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/03/16/northeast-greenlands-ice-loss-triples/6385095/
http://ete.cet.edu/gcc/?/icecaps_icesheets
http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/seaice/index.html

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  1. within 50 Yrs, we will all have to move to other places On earth”..and this is true,*

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