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Glacier National Park Is Melting Away

Description:  Glacier National Park used to have 150 glaciers and it now has 25. Photographic evidence in this video shows how drastically the glaciers are being shaped by a warming planet. This phenomenon can be used to show two forms of freshwater (ice and water) in elementary science and as evidence for global warming in secondary.

Web Resource:  Retreat of Glaciers Since 1850 - Wikipedia

 

Towing An Iceberg To The United Arab Emirates

Description:  The National Advisor Bureau Limited plans to tow icebergs to the UAE for a source of freshwater. The majority of freshwater on the planet is frozen in glaciers and ice caps. This solution would provide adequate freshwater to the UAE but it would present many engineering challenges. The smaller icebergs would melt along the way and the larger ice bergs would be pushed by the large currents in the ocean.

Web Resource:  Science Alert Article  

 
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