Nearly 500km river discovered under Antarctic ice, surprise!

The river flows under the surface of the ice sheet in western Antarctica. Scientists say its presence is accelerating the melting of the ice sheet.

[Photo: Brian from Pixabay]

For many years, scientists around the world have been sounding the alarm. Antarctica is melting at an extreme rate. Studies show that if the process does not stop, the Earth’s sea level could soon rise by up to…



New interesting articles every day. Follow me!

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store