Melting ice at the North and South Poles is adding to the Earth’s girth

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The Earth had been ‘slimming down’ by just under a millimetre a year following the Ice Age, but global warming is reversing this process.

Is global warming to blame for the Earth putting on ‘weight’ around its ‘midriff’?  According to scientists, melting ice in Antarctica and Greenland due to global warming is adding volume to the oceans and this extra water is being pulled towards the Equator, adding to the girth at the widest part of our planet.

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