2016 : WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER THE MOST INTERESTING RECENT [SCIENTIFIC] NEWS? WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?

Evolutionary Biologist; Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University; Author, Wild Life: Adventures of an Evolutionary Biologist
Glaciers

Glaciers throughout the world are melting at an unprecedented rate.  Glaciers throughout the world will continue to melt at an unprecedented rate. Try living with an average sea level 5+ meters higher.