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Chasing Ice   video
Environment  (tags: Chasing Ice, Glacier, calving, Western Greenland, Director Jeff Orlowski, Adam LeWinter, 2008, largest calving filmed )

Dandelion
- 735 days ago - youtube.com
On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide.
Epic Alaska Storm: Why The Extreme Weather? - ABC News Video   video
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, global-warming, greenland, glacier, destruction, science, tech, world, climate, ecosystems, nature, oceans, weather, sea-level-rise, news )

PinkMindy
- 1139 days ago - youtube.com
"Epic" Alaskan storm joins a multiple of extreme weather events, raising questions and fears about the increasing number of unusual climate trends worldwide!
Second Giant Ice Island Set To Break Off Greenland Glacier
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, global-warming, greenland, glacier, destruction, science, tech, world, climate, ecosystems, nature, oceans, weather, sea-level-rise, news )

PinkMindy
- 1211 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
New photographs reveal the astonishing rate of breakup over a vast glacier in northern Greenland, with one scientist saying he was rendered "speechless".
Massive Iceberg Splits Following New Zealand Quake
Environment  (tags: Massive Iceberg, New Zealand Quake, glacier, earthquake )

Anna
- 1401 days ago - news.discovery.com
A 33-million-ton block of ice sheared off a New Zealand glacier just minutes after a violent earthquake devastated the city of Christchurch, officials said Wednesday.
Glaciers Help High-Latitude Mountains Grow Taller
Environment  (tags: Glacier, high-latitude, mountains, earth, growth )

Nancy
- 1562 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion, according to a University of Arizona-led research team.
Massive Icebergs Drift From Antarctic Coast
Environment  (tags: huge, iceberg, antarctica, coast, glacier, breaks off )

Lone
- 1764 days ago - cbc.ca
An iceberg about the size of Luxembourg that struck a glacier off Antarctica and dislodged another massive block of ice could lower the levels of oxygen in the world's oceans, Australian and French scientists said Friday
The Sermilik Fjord in Greenland: A Chilling View of a Warming World
Environment  (tags: environment, Sermilik, fjord, Greenland, melting, glacier, icebergs, catastrophic, climatechange, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, pollution, ecosystems, CO2emissions, humans, nature, habitat, science, oceans, government, endangered, animals, wildlife )

Tom
- 1935 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The melting has been recorded since 1979; scientists put the annual net loss of ice and water from the ice sheet at 300-400 gigatonnes (equivalent to a billion elephants being dropped in the ocean), which could hasten a catastrophic sea level rise.
Chances Are 50% That It's Too Late to Save Polar Ice Caps
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climatechange, glacier, ice caps )

Robyn
- 2864 days ago - guardian.co.uk
New studies of Greenland and Antarctica have forced a UN expert panel to conclude there is a 50% chance that widespread ice sheet loss "may no longer be avoided" because of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
   

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