On thin ice: Melting of the doomsday glacier in Antarctica could raise sea levels by 65 centimetres

But scientists warn that Thwaites Glacier, which is slowly melting, would be a proverbial drop in the bucket when it comes to potential sea level rise from Antarctica.

Thwaites Glacier in 2012. Credit: NASA ICE / James Yungel, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.