24 March 2006
Vol 311, Issue 5768

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COVER Icebergs and ice sheets in Nansen Fjord, Greenland. New measurements indicate that the flow rates of glaciers in Greenland and West Antarctica have increased recently and that the masses of the Greenland and West Antarctic ice sheets have been declining. See News story page 1698, Editorial page 1673, and other related content (also available at Image: Nevada Wier/CORBIS