One of the world’s most rapidly flowing glaciers may have just set another record, and it’s not one not that bodes well for low-lying coastal cities and nations around the world, which are vulnerable to sea level rise

During the past month, a NASA satellite captured images showing a sudden loss of ice, also known as a calving event (or in this case, possibly multiple events) from Greenland’s Jakobshavn Isbrae Glacier between July 31 and August 16, 2015

Images posted on the Arctic sea ice blog, which closely tracks developments in the Arctic, narrowed the timeline of the ice loss to between August 14 and 16 Read more…

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World’s fastest-melting glacier loses massive chunk in 2 days