The areas of Greenland that are melting are shown in blue.
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Greenland is Melting!
News story originally written on July 21, 2000
The ice around Greenland is melting! Greenland is the world's largest island. It sets next to Canada in the Atlantic Ocean.
The melted ice is making the sea levels rise. But don't worry, you aren't in any danger. Scientists
don't know why the ice is melting. But they do know that they can study Greenland to learn more about the global climate.
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