There has been a crack in the Larsen C., an Antarctic ice shelf. Scientists say that this is the most rapid change that Antarctica has seen over such a small period of time; 17 miles in the past two months. Once this piece finally breaks off, which experts say should be fairly soon, it will break in to the largest ice burg ever recorded. In cases like this, I know for me, I would wonder why this is important, because an ice burg breaking off would barely even change our sea levels. But scientists are more worried about the fact that this is proof of rising temperatures, and although this ice burg will not effect sea levels, everything behind it surely could. If this were to continue to happen, or if all the ice itself continued to melt, this would mean sea levels would get dangerously high. There is a bigger posing question: at this point, what could possibly be done about this?

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