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Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:19

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet - that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet - has already begun.

West Antarctic ice sheet collapse `unstoppable`: NASA

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 02:31

Ice is melting in the western Antarctic at an "unstoppable" pace, scientists said Monday, warning that the discovery holds major consequences for global sea level rise in the coming decades.

Rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier may continue for decades to come

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 13:30

A new study has suggested that the largest single contributor to global sea level rise, Pine Island Glacier (PIG), a glacier of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, may continue thinning for decades to come.

West Antarctic ice sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 19:44

The western part of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a study has found.

West Antarctic Ice Sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 15:24

The western part of the Antarctica ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a new study found.

Octopus `hints at West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse`

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 13:12

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet -- one of the world`s major ice sheets, could collapse if global warming continues.

West Antarctic ice sheet would collapse by year 3000: Study

Last Updated: Monday, January 10, 2011, 20:30

West Antarctic ice sheet is likely to collapse and sea level may rise by 4 m.