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Eagle's filmed flight highlights melting glaciers

An eagle named Victor was equipped with 360° camera to fly over five glaciers in five different alpine countries in a bid to promote action on climate change.

09/10/2019 13:35:00

An eagle named Victor was equipped with 360° camera to fly over five glaciers in five different alpine countries in a bid to promote action on climate change | Read more:

An eagle named Victor was equipped with 360° camera to fly over five glaciers in five different alpine countries in a bid to promote action on climate change.

His flights aim to highlight the melting of glaciers in Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France.The EagleWings Foundation organised Victor's voyages after reports that 250,000 cubic metres of ice was in danger of collapsing from the Planpincieux glacier on the Grandes Jorasses peak, in the Alps near Chamonix and Courmayeur.

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An eagle named Victor was equipped with 360° camera to fly over five glaciers in five different alpine countries in a bid to promote action on climate change | Read more: https://t.co/UTy1coaRo8 pic.twitter.com/ygLnN09uFC— RTÉ News (@rtenews) October 9, 2019 "EagleWings is a dialogue in images, between the view of the eagle – thanks to his camera, of Mankind through the photographer Nomi Baumgartl, and science with images from the European Space Agency," the foundation said. 

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yayseeruth1 Ah for heaven's sake would you ever bugger off, you and your climate change claptrap.. IIIRFIII What a fantastic creature, maybe Boris could use him for this British border of his on the island of Ireland? Wow what a brilliant fantastic wonderful powerful spirit flight theory in the air amazing the best bald eagle 360° ever around the world so great 👍 from joe and dublin 2019

$ No change in Antarctica.... Why don't you allow any debate on climate change, you only promote one side of the issue constantly? was china one of them

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