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Seas rising faster than they have in 2,800 years, say scientists

Unsurprisingly, new study blames the anomalous 20th century rise on global warming
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 05:50

Researchers think that in the 21st century, the huge ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica will come to play a larger role, in a potential sea level rise.


A GROUP of scientists say they have reconstructed the history of the planet's sea levels arcing over some 3,000 years - leading them to conclude that the rate of increase experienced in the 20th century was "extremely likely" to have been faster than over nearly the entire

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