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Could volcanoes be causing Antarctic ice loss?

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Accelerating ice loss from the Antarctic icesheet could be due in part to active volcanoes under the frozen continent's eastern part, a study said on Sunday. 

An undated handout photo released on November 1, 2011 by the Antarctic Ocean Alliance shows a peguin as it lands on the Antarctic ice

From 2002 to 2011, the average annual rate of Antarctic icesheet loss increased from about 30 billion tonnes to about 147 billion tonnes, the UN's panel of climate scientists reported in September.

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