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Warming takes down Canada’s last intact ice shelf

By Seth Borenstein | Associated Press Much of Canada s remaining intact ice shelf has broken apart into hulking iceberg islands thanks to a hot summer and global warming, scientists said. Canada s 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island had been the country s last intact ice shelf until the end of July when ice analyst Adrienne White of the Canadian Ice Service noticed that satellite photos showed that about 43% of it...


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