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Giant Arctic Ice Shelf Splits Up

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Giant Arctic Ice Shelf Splits Up

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Giant Arctic Ice Shelf Splits Up

Giant Arctic Ice Shelf Splits Up

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Scientists studying a massive ice shelf in northern Canada have discovered it is breaking up. Thousands of years old, the Ward Hunt ice shelf has been in decline for more than a century and could soon disappear completely. Hear NPR's Richard Harris.