The study's lead author says this means we have "more leverage to fight global warming".
Newshub busts the seven biggest myths around one of the world's largest icebergs.
Going... going... gone! A trillion-tonne block of ice has just been set loose.
Last year, the Antarctic sea ice extent reached its lowest level on record.
It's as big as Bali, and is like a "niggling tooth", ready to crack.
The freezing conditions mean the artwork is "almost perfectly preserved".
The resultant iceberg would be three times the size of Stewart Island.
A massive iceberg around 5000 square km threatens to crack off.
Little cameras attached to the whales provide a unique view into their habits.
The artist behind the installation says it may have been easier to tow up a real iceberg.
"Each footstep had to be made with focus and intent. Then I plunged through the snow."
Concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere on the other hand is at an all-time high.
After years of resisting global warming trends, it has shrunk to the smallest size in 19 years.
High summer on the ice leads to an explosion of scientific research.