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VIDEO: Massive Iceberg On Course To Collide With Tiny Island

Satellite image of iceberg headed towards island

REUTERS, DECEMBER 9, 2020 (Reuters) -An enormous iceberg is heading toward South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic, where scientists say a collision could devastate wildlife by threatening the food chain. Scientists have long been watching this climate-related event unfold, as the iceberg – about the same size as the island itself – has meandered and advanced over two years …

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Russian cargo ship aground, Antarctica

Cargo ship in Antarctica

PortandTerminal.com, April 24, 2020 SANTIAGO, CHILE – It’s every environmentalist’s worst nightmare – a shipping accident in the ecologically sensitive Arctic or Antarctic regions. There are reports that LA MANCHE (IMO: 8226739), a refrigerated cargo ship, ran aground at around 1500 UTC Apr 22 in Maxwell Bay, King George Island, Drake Passage, Antarctica. The incident occurred while the ship was carrying …

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