Latest Ayles Ice Shelf Stories
A University of Delaware researcher reports that an 'ice island' four times the size of Manhattan has calved from Greenland's Petermann Glacier.
Scientists said on Tuesday the ice shelves in Canada's High Arctic have lost a colossal mass measuring 19 square miles.
Eight square miles worth of giant ice sheets broke off an ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic last week, and scientists said on Tuesday that global warming could be to blame.
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