Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Breakaway Iceberg (CBC Radio - audio podcast)

The Current - CBC Radio - June 28th'11  
Thousands of icebergs are "calving" from 
Greeenland's glaciers each year. (Courtesy BBC)

A giant iceberg has lodged itself off the south coast of Labrador. It's believed to be part of an even larger iceberg which broke away from the Petermann Glacier in Greenland last summer and it's creating big problems for local fishers. Some experts fear it could be a sign that the Greenland ice cap is melting faster than previously thought. Just click this link to listen.

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