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Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctica, but it is not linked to climate change

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A huge iceberg broke off of Antarctica just recently, however, scientists say that the incident is part of a normal cycle and is not related to climate change.

The story is called D28 reportedly broke away from the Amery ice shelf sometime between Sept. 24 and 25 are based on the observation of European and U.S. satellites.

It contains about 315 billion tons of ice cream, reports the AFP, and this type of accident is simply part of the normal ice-shelf-life cycle.

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The Australian Antarctic Division, the picture shows a ‘loose tooth’ on the Amery Ice Shelf in east Antarctica
The Australian Antarctic Division)

“The ice shelves to lose mass, as they gain mass. They want to be of the same size,” Helen Amanda Fricker, a professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, told AFP.

According to the scientists, to the east of the Antarctic-which is where the D28, it broke — it’s not like the west coast of the continent, and Greenland, which are both in the heat of the earth, quick as a result of climate change.

Fricker explains in a tweet: “This event is a part of the ice shelf in the normal cycle, though, and even though there is a lot to be concerned about in the waters of Antarctica, there is no cause for alarm, even for this ice cap.”

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A tweet from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, shows that the surface is due to the massive size and power.

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