Arctic’s largest ice sheet loses a piece the size of Manhattan

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 5:20pm

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Research released this week confirms a Manhattan-sized piece of ice broke off of the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden. It's the second summer in a row with such a large loss. Host Marco Werman has an update.