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Watch 40 Years of Icebergs Breaking off Antarctica

Iceberg mania briefly overtook the internet last month when NASA captured a rectangular freakberg. But icebergs are with us all the time, and there’s a new animation to help you celebrate them in all shapes and sizes. Read More >>

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A Massive Iceberg Just Popped off West Antarctica

While the internet was obsessing over that rectangular iceberg, some more disconcerting icy behaviour went down on the other side of the Antarctic. Read More >>

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NASA Releases More Pics of Freaky Rectangular Iceberg

New photos of a surprisingly rectangular iceberg are offering the full picture of this now-famous Antarctic structure—and it remains weird as hell. Read More >>

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This Weirdly Geometric Iceberg Is Freaking Us Out

Well here’s something you don’t see everyday: an iceberg so unbelievably geometric in shape you’d think it was deliberately carved with a gigantic chainsaw. Scientists have documented this sort of thing before, but this latest ‘berg, which recently split from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, happens to be a rather extraordinary example. Read More >>

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Giant Antarctic Iceberg Makes Dramatic Rotation

Since it snapped off the Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017, the trillion-ton iceberg known as A68 has spent most of its time stuck in the mud. Now, new satellite data reveals that the ‘berg made its biggest move yet over the austral winter – a dramatic counterclockwise rotation that shows no signs of stopping. Read More >>

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Here’s What Antarctica’s Hugest Iceberg Has Been Doing Since It Broke Free

It was a year ago at this time that Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf gave birth to Iceberg A-68, one of the largest chunks of ice ever recorded. A new timelapse video made from satellite imagery shows the rift, calving, and subsequent journey of the iceberg over the past 12 months. Read More >>

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Antarctic Expedition to Find Ernest Shackleton’s Lost Ship Set for Next Year

Early next year, an international team of explorers will investigate the area in-and-around the massive iceberg that split away from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017. As an added bonus, the researchers will also attempt to locate the wreck of the Endurance, which sunk in 1915 as part of the ill-fated Shackleton expedition. Read More >>

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Scientists Set to Explore Mysterious Seafloor Exposed by Antarctica’s Giant Iceberg

Remember the massive iceberg that split away from Antarctica last year? An international team of scientists is about to embark on a mission to explore the newly exposed marine ecosystem underneath—one that’s been hidden for over 100,000 years. Read More >>

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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 >>