The collapse of the Conger Ice Shelf

Satellite data from 17 March 2022 shows the Conger ice shelf collapsed in Antartica. Credit: USNIC

This month, the entire Conger Ice Shelf—an area of 1200 sq kms, which is as large as New York City, or Rome—collapsed in East Antarctica after a heat wave. But what impact will that have on local ecosystems and will it affect global sea levels? Listen to ACEAS Director Prof Matt King discuss these issues and more on ABC Perth:

Read about it in The Guardian and ABC Science Online.