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Microscopic "jungle" accelerates melting of Greenland's ice sheet, scientists say | Video | CNN

2021-01-21T21:46:28.111Z

Until recently, glaciers were thought of as relatively lifeless places, but researchers found a kind of 'jungle | World | CNN



Until recently, glaciers were thought of as relatively lifeless places, but researchers found a kind of microscopic 'frozen rainforest' that forms a veritable mosaic of colors on the surface of the ice sheet.

The microbial life described here creates a problem: It is accelerating the melting of ice and could cause global sea levels to rise very quickly.

Source: cnnespanol

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