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Giant Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Glacier

A massive iceberg, larger than the city of Chicago, broke off of Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier on Monday (July 8), and is now floating freely in the Amundsen Sea, according to a team of German scientists. Full story

As glacier melts, secrets of lost military plane revealed

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - An Alaska glacier is exposing remains from a military air tragedy six decades later. Full story

Bear Grylls: New show tests ‘character, determination’

   The survival expert talks about his new reality show, “Get Out Alive,” which he says is not about who finishes the competition first but about character, determination, and humility in the face of adversity.

Ocean Expedition Sets Sail to Probe Glacier Changes

Mountain glaciers are like giant sandpaper blocks, scouring their valley homes as they advance and retreat. This scrubbing tends to purge any past record of a glacier's size, foiling scientists' efforts to model the extent of mountain ice during past climate shifts. Full story

Legendary mountaineer raises awareness of melting glaciers

   David Breashears, legendary mountaineer and filmmaker, is working to raise awareness with his non-profit, Glacier Works. MSNBC’s Alex Witt sits down with David to discuss his joint venture with Internet Explorer and the chance meeting with Sir Edmund Hilary that inspired his current work.

Melting glaciers contribute to rising ocean levels

   A new study in the journal Science estimates that 30 percent of sea-level rise is due to melting glaciers. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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Melting Glaciers Cause One-Third of Sea-Level Rise

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Greenland's Glacial Melt May Slow, Study Suggests

Body of boy who fell into Alaska glacier recovered

Scientists find Antarctic ice is melting faster

Antarctic Thawing Season Keeps Getting Longer

Pre-Viking tunic found by glacier as warming aids archaeology

Greenland's Isolated Glaciers Melting Quickly

Big Melt Expected for Canadian Arctic Glaciers

Canada's Arctic glaciers headed for unstoppable thaw: study

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  Mount Everest’s glaciers are melting

Climate change is believed to be the reason why the Mount Everest glaciers are melting, reducing the frozen layer around the mountain. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Take a 360-degree tour of an Antarctic glacier

NBC’s Kerry Sanders takes in the breathtaking views and sereneness of a glacier in Antarctica.

  Washington state glaciers masking danger?

Scientists monitoring Washington volcanoes say the noise from melting glaciers is making their work more difficult. KING's Glenn Farley reports.

  Filmmakers capture 75 minute glacier breakup

Crew from the new documentary "Chasing Ice" have filmed what they say is the largest glacier breakup caught on tape. NBCNews.com's Alex Witt reports.

  Nat Geo. photographer: Arctic sea ice retreating, close to disappearing

National Geographic photographer James Balog is featured in the Sundance award-winning documentary "Chasing Ice," which looks at the impact global warming is having on the Arctic. Balog has set up cameras in the Arctic to shoot every hour of daylight to show the changes to the region. Balog joins Mo

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Greenland:  A Laboratory For The Symptoms Of Global Warming
Greenland: A Laboratory For The Symptoms Of Global Warming

SUMMIT STATION, GREENLAND - JULY 11: Professor David Noone from the University of Colorado uses a snow pit to study the layers of ice in the glacier at Summit Station on July 11, 2013 on the Glacial Ice Sheet, Greenland. As the sea levels around the globe rise, researchers affilitated with the Nat