Giant Antarctic iceberg A68a is not done yet

It might have suffered a big break-up this week but the iceberg is still carrying substantial bulk.

bbcnews
Dec. 23, 2020 ~6 min

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Giant iceberg A68a shatters into large fragments

The giant iceberg that's been drifting through the South Atlantic experiences a major break-up.

bbcnews
Dec. 22, 2020 ~4 min

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Giant iceberg A68a has 'fender bender' moment

The huge iceberg bumps into shallow seafloor off South Georgia island and knocks off a corner.

bbcnews
Dec. 17, 2020 ~4 min

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A68a iceberg: Science mission to investigate frozen giant

Scientists will send robotic vehicles under the colossal berg drifting in the South Atlantic.

bbcnews
Dec. 15, 2020 ~7 min

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Climate change: 700-year history of wind recorded in island mud

Lake sediments on remote Marion Island tell the story of the Southern Hemisphere's westerlies.

bbcnews
Dec. 11, 2020 ~4 min

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'Dog kennel' satellite returns first ocean observations

The new Sentinel satellite to track global sea-level rise is in excellent shape, say space officials.

bbcnews
Dec. 10, 2020 ~4 min

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Anthropocene: human-made materials now weigh as much as all living biomass, say scientists

The science-fiction scenario of an engineered planet is already here.

Mark Williams, Professor of Palaeobiology, University of Leicester • conversation
Dec. 9, 2020 ~5 min

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World's biggest iceberg captured by RAF cameras

A reconnaissance flight in the South Atlantic obtains spectacular imagery of the giant iceberg A68a.

bbcnews
Dec. 5, 2020 ~3 min

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Antarctic place names recognise 'modern explorers'

Maps will feature peaks and glaciers named for British individuals who've advanced polar science.

bbcnews
Dec. 3, 2020 ~5 min

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A68a: World's biggest iceberg is fraying at the edges

High resolution imagery shows ocean waves are taking their toll on the giant ice block called A68a.

bbcnews
Dec. 2, 2020 ~4 min

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