The sound of icebergs melting: my journey into the Antarctic: Close to 70% of the world’s freshwater is locked into Antarctica’s snow and ice. If it all melts, sea levels will rise by more than 50 metres. Long before then, most of human civilisation will have been submerged. As scientists scramble to calculate how long that will take, and politicians dither in their response to the crisis, the tourist industry has spotted an opportunity, offering punters the last chance to see the Antarctic before the continent as we know it disappears.
Guardian 9th April 2020 read more »