CLIMATE CHANGE/BIODIVERSITY/OCEAN – Giant iceberg on course to ‘devastate wildlife’ on penguin colony island (Cassandra Garrison, WEF)

A satellite image of the A-68A iceberg (L) as it approaches South Georgia island (R) in the South Atlantic, December 4, 2020. Picture taken December 4, 2020.
If it hits South Georgia, the iceberg could disrupt wildlife on the island. Image: Reuters
  • A large iceberg is headed toward South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic.
  • The collision could be detrimental for wildlife in the ocean around the island and animals that live on its shores.
  • The iceberg broke off the Antarctic peninsula in July 2017.+