Nightly News   |  May 16, 2013

Melting glaciers contribute to rising ocean levels

A new study in the journal Science estimates that 30 percent of sea-level rise is due to melting glaciers. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the journal "science" on line is reporting melting glaciers are contributing to a big way to a rise in sea levels . this report says glacier water adds the equivalent of a lake erie to our oceans every two years. and melting glaciers account for 30% of our rising ocean levels