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Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now A Protected Area

Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now A Protected Area

Two months ago, an iceberg half the size of Jamaica tore itself loose from Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf. As it slowly drifts north, this massive berg is exposing an area that’s been covered in ice for the past 120,000 years. An international agreement has now been put in place…

A Delaware-Sized Iceberg Is Tearing Off Antarctica Right Now

A Delaware-Sized Iceberg Is Tearing Off Antarctica Right Now

Like that painful hangnail you’ve been eyeing for days — except billions of times larger, made of ice not keratin, and studied by dozens of scientists worldwide — a Delaware-sized glacier along Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf is hanging by a thread, poised to break off into the ocean any…