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New film chases glaciers, with time-lapse photos

A photograph of the Solheim Glacier in Iceland taken in 2006 by photographer James Balog is pictured in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. A red line indicates the size of the glacier. A comparison photo taken in 2009 shows the disappearance of most of the glacier. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/Ted Pfeffer/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey All rights reserved/Handout

A photograph of the Solheim Glacier in Iceland taken in 2006 by photographer James Balog is pictured in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. A red line indicates the size of the glacier. A comparison photo taken in 2009...more

A photograph of the Solheim Glacier in Iceland taken in 2006 by photographer James Balog is pictured in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. A red line indicates the size of the glacier. A comparison photo taken in 2009 shows the disappearance of most of the glacier. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/Ted Pfeffer/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey All rights reserved/Handout
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A photograph of the Solheim Glacier in Iceland taken in 2009 by photographer James Balog is pictured in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. A red line indicates the previous size of the glacier. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/Ted Pfeffer/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey All rights reserved/Handout

A photograph of the Solheim Glacier in Iceland taken in 2009 by photographer James Balog is pictured in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. A red line indicates the previous size of the glacier. Six years after the...more

A photograph of the Solheim Glacier in Iceland taken in 2009 by photographer James Balog is pictured in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. A red line indicates the previous size of the glacier. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/Ted Pfeffer/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey All rights reserved/Handout
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Adam LeWinter is pictured ice climbing in Survey Canyon, Greenland by photographer James Balog in this 2009 publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/James Balog/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey-All rights reserved/Handout

Adam LeWinter is pictured ice climbing in Survey Canyon, Greenland by photographer James Balog in this 2009 publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice"...more

Adam LeWinter is pictured ice climbing in Survey Canyon, Greenland by photographer James Balog in this 2009 publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/James Balog/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey-All rights reserved/Handout
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Photographer James Balog is pictured at the Columbia Glacier, Alaska, with two of his EIS time-lapse cameras used to film "Chasing Ice" in late August 2009 in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/Ted Pfeffer/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey All rights reserved/Handout

Photographer James Balog is pictured at the Columbia Glacier, Alaska, with two of his EIS time-lapse cameras used to film "Chasing Ice" in late August 2009 in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. Six years after the...more

Photographer James Balog is pictured at the Columbia Glacier, Alaska, with two of his EIS time-lapse cameras used to film "Chasing Ice" in late August 2009 in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 16, 2012. Six years after the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," a new film "Chasing Ice" goes beyond the data and the diagrams to document the disappearance of the world's glaciers with time-lapse photography. REUTERS/Ted Pfeffer/© 2009 Extreme Ice Survey All rights reserved/Handout
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