Huge ice shelf breaks away from Antarctica

ScienceDaily (Mar. 25, 2008) — British Antarctic Survey has captured dramatic satellite images of an Antarctic ice shelf that looks set to be the latest to break out from the Antarctic Peninsula. A large part of the Wilkins Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula is now supported only by a thin strip of ice hanging between two islands. It is another identifiable impact of climate change on the Antarctic environment. Read whole story by clicking here.

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This post was written by qni_it on March 26, 2008

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  1. Justin March 26, 2008 9:27 PM

    We hear so much about how global warming is affecting us, yet nothing major has really been done to prevent it.

  2. Ike March 26, 2008 9:57 PM

    It’s sad that they seem not to care about it, what a waste! Today was a nice day for my birthday! I hung my clothes out to dry on the line get that nice smell to them! Now I better get ready for the night!

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