Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years

Via The Daily Beast: ‘Antarctica is losing so much mass that it’s actually changing Earth’s gravity.

…The immediate consequence of the melting is the growing instability of ice shelves, places where the ice covering extends into the ocean. …As Antarctic ice melts, it shifts mass from the continent into the oceans, slightly changing Earth’s gravitational field in that part of the world…’