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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
A view of the A23a iceberg from the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Photo courtesy Theresa Gossman, Matthew Gascoyne, Christopher Grey
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RRS Sir David Attenborough Encounters World’s Largest Iceberg

The RRS Sir David Attenborough, the UK’s polar research vessel, recently had a close encounter with the A23a mega iceberg, the largest iceberg in the

December 6, 2023
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Friday, November 24, 2023
A satellite imagery of the world's largest iceberg, named A23a, seen in Antarctica, November 15, 2023. Courtesy of European Union/Copernicus Sentinel-3/Handout via REUTERS
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World’s Largest Iceberg Breaks Free

By Gloria Dickie Nov 24 – The world’s largest iceberg is on the move for the first time in more than three decades, scientists said on

November 24, 2023
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Thursday, January 26, 2023
Huge Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf
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Huge Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf

An iceberg the size of metro London has broken off of Antarctica’s Brunt Ice shelf. The calving event was confirmed Monday by the British Antarctic

January 26, 2023
Total Views: 3884

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Norwegian Cruise Cut Short After Hitting Iceberg in Alaska -Incident Video
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Norwegian Cruise Cut Short After Hitting Iceberg in Alaska -Incident Video

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship is returning to Seatle early after it struck a small iceberg, known as a growler, during a voyage in Alaska. The incident

June 29, 2022
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Sunday, March 27, 2022
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Environment

Science Fiction Guide To Keeping Doomsday Glacier Hanging On May Be Within Our Technological Capabilities

By Kim Stanley Robinson(Bloomberg) –Do you like going to the beach? Too bad. They’re all doomed. I say this because beaches are by their nature

March 27, 2022
Total Views: 7059

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Environment

World’s Largest Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica

By Steve Gorman May 19 (Reuters) – A giant slab of ice bigger than the Spanish island of Majorca has sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 6696

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Environment

German Research Vessel Explores Giant Calved Iceberg in Antarctica

A German research vessel exploring East Antarctica found itself at the right place at the right time last month when a massive iceberg broke off from the

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 4038

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Robots Penetrate Massive South Atlantic Iceberg
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Robots Penetrate Massive South Atlantic Iceberg

By Isla Binnie (Reuters) – For the next four months, robotic submersible vehicles will swim the frigid, choppy waters around South Georgia island,

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 2790

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Gigantic Iceberg Threatens to Crash Into South Atlantic Island
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Gigantic Iceberg Threatens to Crash Into South Atlantic Island

By Cassandra Garrison Dec 9 (Reuters) – An enormous iceberg is heading toward South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic, where scientists say a

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 7476

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Gigantic Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica

A gigantic iceberg roughly half the size of Rhode Island has calved from an ice shelf in East Antarctica, scientists with the Australian Antarctic Division

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 295

Monday, July 16, 2018
Massive Iceberg Threatens Greenland Village
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Massive Iceberg Threatens Greenland Village

(Reuters) – An iceberg the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, causing fear that it could swamp the

July 16, 2018
Total Views: 61

Monday, April 30, 2018
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The Guy Who Raised the Costa Concordia Wants to Wrangle Icebergs to Help Cape Town’s Water Crisis

By Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, April 30 (Reuters) – Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa’s

April 30, 2018
Total Views: 171

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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NASA Scientists Get Up-Close Look at Massive Iceberg ‘Roughly the Size of Delaware’

A NASA aircraft on a mission to map polar ice in Antarctica got one of the first up-close looks at the massive iceberg that broke off from the Larsen

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 97

Monday, October 9, 2017
The High Price of Protecting Arctic Towns From Tsunamis and Icebergs
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The High Price of Protecting Arctic Towns From Tsunamis and Icebergs

By Adam Popescu (Bloomberg) — An island with a 3,893-foot granite mountain juts out of the icy ocean in Greenland’s Karrat Fjord. Beside icebergs the

October 9, 2017
Total Views: 57

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Trillion Tonne Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica
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Trillion Tonne Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica

By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday,

July 12, 2017
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware is About to Break Off Antarctica
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A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware is About to Break Off Antarctica

By Alister Doyle OSLO, June 21 (Reuters) – One of the biggest icebergs on record is like a “niggling tooth” about to snap off Antarctica and

June 21, 2017
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Environment

Sea Ice Has Diminished Much Faster Than Climate Models Anticipated

By Eric Roston and Blacki Migliozzi (Bloomberg) Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 15

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Massive North Atlantic Iceberg Draws Photographers And Tourists To Newfoundland Coast

by Ashifa Kassam (TheGuardian) A towering iceberg is causing traffic jams in a remote town on Canada’s east coast, as tourists jostle for a glimpse

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 166

INTERNATIONAL ICE PATROL Flying Over Iceberg
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What Is The International Ice Patrol? And How Ships Avoid Icebergs.

The International Ice Patrol is an organization with the purpose of monitoring the presence of icebergs in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and reporting

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 1144

Iceberg Floating In The North Atlantic
Environment

Record Numbers Of Icebergs Swarm Into North Atlantic Shipping Lanes

Hundreds of icebergs have entered North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past few weeks – unusually large numbers this early in the

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 183
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