Widespread ice sheet melting in Antarctica could raise sea level by 20m, NZ-led study finds

Just imagine if the sea level rose by 20 metres. New Zealand's coastlines would be changed forever.

What would become of our beaches, coastal walkways, baches and homes?

New Zealand researchers have found that Antarctic ice sheets are capable of widespread melting, raising the sea level by up to 20 metres under current atmospheric carbon dioxide conditions.

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