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A Warning and a Wake-Up Call: The Loss of the Okjökull Iceberg

The site where Okjökull once stood was a beautiful landscape; through the effects of climate change, the Okjökull iceberg and icebergs all over the world have suffered tremendous losses of coverage.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

On Aug. 18th, 2019, a number of scientists held a funeral for the first iceberg lost due to the consequences of climate change. The iceberg, given the name of Okjökull (Ok Glacier), was a glacier in western Iceland on top of the volcanic mountain called "Ok". The glacier that once stretched approximately...

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Daniela Quijano, Editor

March 14, 2015

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