It’s a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica – Quartz

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Sep 282017
 

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It's a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica
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A piece of ice two and a half times the size of Paris (or roughly four-and-a-half Manhattans) broke off from West Antarctica over the weekend. It's not unprecedented, but it has ice scientists worrying. On Saturday (Sept. 23), satellite-observation
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Iceberg that broke off Antarctica was 4 times the size of Manhattan …CBS News
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Enormous cavern twice the size of Grand Canyon ‘discovered in Antarctica’ – Express.co.uk

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Jan 142016
 

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Enormous cavern twice the size of Grand Canyon 'discovered in Antarctica'
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Researchers at Durham University have been analysing satellite images of Antarctica and believe that buried under the snow and ice is a previously undiscovered chasm which measures over 1,000kilometres (621miles) in length and a km in depth at points.
Vast Find Made in Unknown Region of AntarcticaNewser
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World's largest canyon discovered beneath Antarctica9news.com.au
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Environment group: Bluefin tuna under pressure as twice as much traded as quotas allow for – Washington Post

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Oct 182011
 

BRUSSELS — Over twice as much of the rare eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean is traded than catch quotas allow for, according to a scientific study released Tuesday, further threatening the survival of the dinnertime favorite at sushi …
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