The melt rate of glaciers in West Antarctica has tripled, with the loss of a Mt. Everest's worth of water weight every two years. | Michael Studinger / NASA

Antarctic Ice Loss Tripled in the Last 10 Years

A Mount-Everest sized amount of water is lost from Antarctica every two years, largely due to global warming, according to a new study.

Published On 12/03/2014
12:45 PM EST