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Letter never sent

This letter was found blowing in the Antarctic wind. It was never sent and unfortunately the date and address has long since been washed off by the wind and ice.

Wilkins Ice Shelf Science Briefing

Wilkins Ice Shelf Science Briefing

The breakout in March 2008 of the Wilkins Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula is the latest drama in a region that has experienced unprecedented warming over the last 50 years. In the past 30 years seven floating ice shelves retreated, with very little of their area now remaining. The changes give us clues about the impact of climate change across Antarctica in the coming centuries.