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Awe-Inspiring Excerpt from the Movie Chasing Ice

The makers of the movie Chasing Ice were able to capture on film the largest ice calving ever witnessed by humans (so far, but that might not last the way things are going with our planet's climate). It was the Jakobshavn Glacier (aka Ilulissat Glacier) in Western Greenland. The apocalyptic event lasted for more than an hour and when things stabilized, the glacier had retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide!

I haven't seen Chasing Ice yet, but after this, I want to!

For more info, including on where you can see the film, check out the official movie website.

For past coverage on TreeHugger, see: The Beauty of "Chasing Ice" and The Importance of Climate Action.

Below is the official trailer:

Via Chasing Ice, Youtube

See also: Andean Glaciers Have Shrunk 30-50 Percent

Tags: Glaciers | Global Climate Change | Global Warming Effects | Global Warming Science


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