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An 'Island' With a Warming-Induced Identity Crisis

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An 'Island' With a Warming-Induced Identity Crisis

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An 'Island' With a Warming-Induced Identity Crisis

An 'Island' With a Warming-Induced Identity Crisis

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The Oxford Atlas of the World has named Warming Island, Greenland its first "Place of the Year." The island was thought to be part of a peninsula, but glacial melt shows it's not connected to Greenland at all. Alex Chadwick talks to Ben Keene, editor of the atlas, about how global warming may be changing the map.