Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Island, village square in Carribean submerges under rising sea levels

Scientists standing knee deep in the water were quoted as saying: "Do you think this could have anything to do with climate change?"
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7-square-mile ice sheet breaks loose in Canada

A chunk of ice is shown drifting after it separated from the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf off the north coast of Ellesmere Island in Canada's far north on Sunday July 27, 2008. The sheet is the biggest piece shed by one of Canada's six ice shelves since the Ayles shelf broke loose in 2005 from the coast of Ellesmere, about 500 miles from the North Pole.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sam Soja)

EDMONTON, Alberta - A chunk of ice spreading across seven square miles has broken off a Canadian ice shelf in the Arctic, scientists said Tuesday.

"We're in a different climate now," he said. "It's not conducive to regrowing them. It's a one-way process."

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