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At Least Climate Change Will Bring More Icebergs to Kitesurf Over Like a Badass

Climate change threatens to affect everything from the food we eat, to straight-up making the planet inhabitable for humanity. But our self-wrought apocalypse isn’t all bad. As the ice caps keep crumbling, they’re creating lots of icebergs we can use for badass kitesurfing stunts. Read More >>

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NASA’s Operation IceBridge Is Monitoring Ice Loss in Canada and Greenland

They're some of the most remote parts of the world, but they're slowly melting into the sea—and NASA is hoping to figure out a way to stop that from happening with Operation IceBridge, a six-year research project that involves a series of eight-hour research flights over the affected areas. Read More >>

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Hundreds of Icebergs Are Disrupting Shipping Lanes In the Atlantic

The US agency in charge of monitoring icebergs has warned shipping companies that an unusual amount of icebergs for this time of year are drifting into North Atlantic shipping lanes, disrupting a complex international system that affects numerous facets of life. Experts aren’t certain that climate change is to blame but, yeah, it’s probably climate change. Read More >>

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A Huge Chunk of Antarctic Ice is on the Cusp of Breaking Away

Scientists have been watching a giant rift in Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf for many years, but the crack grew substantially this past December, prompting concerns that it’s about to break free. The resulting iceberg is expected to be one of largest ever recorded. Read More >>

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A Floating Arctic City Fuelled by Consuming Icebergs

With glaciers firing off more icebergs into the Atlantic than ever before, it shouldn't be surprising that people are envisioning futures that make the most of the dystopian realities a climate-changed world could bring. Cities that float around the arctic while eating icebergs are another one of those futures. Read More >>

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This Is the Biggest Iceberg Break-Up Ever Captured on Video

You're watching the biggest chunk of an iceberg breaking off a glacier ever captured on video. It is incredible. Read More >>

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When an Iceberg Flips Over It Looks Like a Monster Rising Out of the Sea

We've learnt not to mess with icebergs. They're big, hard and bring down ships with ease. They're also pretty majestic sometimes, and can move like a mammoth monster rising out of the sea when they flip over, as this incredible tourist-shot video shows. Read More >>

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Why the Titanic Sank

100 years ago tomorrow, the Titanic sank. Obviously we know the iceberg was the cause, but what exactly did the iceberg damage that caused the ship to snap in half and fall to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean? Turns out, where the ship was hit proved just as important as the fact that it suffered a blow at all. Read More >>