Giant Antarctic iceberg could affect ...

Giant Antarctic iceberg could affect global ocean circulation

There are 1 comment on the Guardian Unlimited story from Feb 26, 2010, titled Giant Antarctic iceberg could affect global ocean circulation. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

Ice broken off from Mertz glacier is size of Luxembourg and may decrease oxygen supply for marine life in the area The Mertz glacier, a 160km spit of floating ice in the southern ocean from east Antarctica.

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Since: Jan 10


#1 Mar 3, 2010
Another hysteria opportunity. Aren't we the lucky country.

It 'COULD' affect circulation. Er..... Maybe improve it? Move it a hundred miles (remember miles?) to the left or right or north or west? Provide a new niche for new forms of life to occupy?

But what's the betting that a 'group' will form demanding taxpayers undewrite some 'intervention' or 'education''process'. Will Chairman Maosey Kev call it the most Urgent Moral challenge imaginable and call for a 'National Effort'(with a new, previously unthought of Tax) to glue it back again?(Natural glue of course. No Chemicals)

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