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

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

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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