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Antarctic poses 'real problem'


The global sea-level could rise far more than expected this century, according to new research from Antarctica.

The report concludes that the rate of rise could be 1.4 metres, double that predicted just two years ago, as a consequences of long-term global warming.

Prof John Turner of the British Antarctic Survey and lead editor of the review, comments on the findings.

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