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2008-12-01 11:41:09

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2008-11-28 12:55:00

Scientists have developed computer models that are useful in predicting how fast icebergs break off Antarctica and Greenland.

2008-08-23 15:00:22

Federal officials confirm 10 polar bears, an unusually large number, have recently been seen swimming in open Alaskan waters. Arctic ice melts in the Chukchi Sea are the suspected cause of the bears swimming toward either land or more remote icebergs, The New York Times reported Saturday.

2008-07-18 15:00:30

Scientists in Britain have discovered a new global warming threat to marine life in Antarctica -- breakaway icebergs that destroy any life in their path.

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2007-10-26 05:46:04

The International Ice Charting Working Group predicts more marine transportation in the Arctic as sea ice continues to diminish and warns of "significant hazards to navigation," according to a statement released yesterday.

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2006-11-18 10:50:00

An iceberg has been spotted from the New Zealand shore for the first time in 75 years, one of about 100 that have been drifting south of the country.

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2006-10-03 02:45:00

U.S. scientists say a severe storm in the Gulf of Alaska in October 2005 generated an ocean swell that six days later broke apart a giant iceberg.

2005-11-24 14:00:00

Scientists monitoring earth movements in Antarctica believe they have found a singing iceberg.

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2005-11-07 17:44:15

After five years of being the world's largest free-floating object, the B-15A iceberg has broken into smaller pieces off Antarctica's Cape Adare.

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2005-06-13 23:25:00

Findings show that ice fracturing occurs in episodes and may be tied to changes evolving over seasons.


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