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Dana Farrington, NPR News

The documentary Chasing Ice captured largest glacier calving ever filmed.

A Hunk Of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

By | Climate Change, Environment, National News, Oceans, Science & Tech | No Comments
It's been there for thousands, maybe tens of thousands of years — a huge, solid, endless mass of white ice. Then, all of sudden ("It's starting, Adam," says an onlooker) there's a crack, then another, and whoosh, an immense field vanishes — splits, splits again, and right before your eyes (you've got to see this) sinks into the sea. This is how ice leaves our planet.
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