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Can We Solve the Global Water Shortage By Melting Icebergs?

The craziest (and maybe best) idea you'll ever hear for solving the world's drinking water shortage.

Here's an apparently ridiculous idea for solving the world's drinking water shortages: Tow massive icebergs from the Arctic and Antarctic to the dry, populous regions that are desperate for water. It may be crazy, but it also just might work.

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MyPolarIce: Put a Chunk of the Arctic in Your Freezer

Get some arctic ice now, before it's too late!


Two Dutch artists are selling hunks of real polar ice, or, as they tell it, "the opportunity to own a unique piece of history."

MyPolarIce is a venture of sorts brought about by Coralie Vogelaar and Teun Castelein. This past summer, they traveled up to the Ilulissat Ice Fjord in northern Greenland, where they "extracted" ice from icebergs that had recently calved from the rapidly receding Sermeq Kujalleg glacier.

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