Ice bridge ruptures in Antarctic

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Ice bridge ruptures in Antarctic

Ice bridge ruptures in Antarctic

An ice bridge linking a shelf of ice the size of Jamaica to an island in Antarctica has snapped.

Scientists
suggest the collapse could mean that the Wilkins Ice Shelf is on the
brink of breaking away, and that it provides evidence of global
warming.

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Re: Ice bridge ruptures in Antarctic

NOVA has a great program, Extreme Ice

"An acclaimed photographer teams up with scientists to document the runaway melting of arctic glaciers."

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/extremeice/program.html

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Extreme Ice

I watched Extreme Ice Cat .. incredible documentary

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