//Antarctic Losing South Pole

Antarctic Losing South Pole

Washington, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) The Antarctic region loses about 152 cubic kilometers of ice per year, increasing the sea level by 0.4 milliliters annually, the latest edition of Science magazine reports.

Scientist Isabella Velicogna states this shows that world weather is changing, and it is important to arouse the international community´s attention.

The expert and her team, members of the Cooperative Institute for Research on Environmental Sciences, in California, based data on information supplied by two satellites from the US space agency in an experiment that lasted three years.

This study allows evaluation of the entire Antarctic region and evaluates the speed of thawing.