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"Iceberg hunting" is more and more popular

It's a real job, which is becoming more and more popular in Canada. Here is how "iceberg hunters" make a living.

Canadians utilizing the purest water they can

This man isn't hunting an animal. But these huge blocks of ice. Here, in Newfoundland, Canada, iceberg hunting is all the rage. Frozen for over this water is boasted for its purity 10,000 years and can be sold at local stores for around $11 a bottle. Edward Kean gave up his job as a fisherman Edward Kean 20 years ago to devote himself to this white gold rush. He and his crew fire several times to break off chunks of ice. Once they've hauled the ice up onto the boat, they grind it using an excavator.

In Newfoundland, it's like a falling leaf, they're going to die in a couple, three weeks, and naturally be gone back to nature anyway. “So, we're not here hurting the environment, we're not taking nothing away, we're just utilizing the purest water we can get.” Between May and July 2019, the crew harvested around 800,000 liters of iceberg water. Every morning at dawn, Kean sails out with three other crew members to hunt what has become his own personal white gold: icebergs. For more than 20 years, he has hauled in the mighty ice giants and then sold the water for a handsome profit to local companies, which then bottle it, mix it into booze or use it to make cosmetics.

Today, the environmental impact of these operations has become a hot topic. Impact of these Environmentally speaking, transporting water thousands and thousands of kilometers, from the poles to the consumers, is an abomination. But 800,000 liters is nothing compared to the size of icebergs in Greenland." Because of global warming, more and more ice is breaking free and drifting to the coats. It's a tangible example of global warming, Laurent Lucazeau seeing icebergs drifting over to areas where the water is this warm. It really makes you think.

Brut. Nature

08/08/2019 2:48 PM
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216 comments

  • Farah F.
    08/08/2019 06:45

    It's a crime.

  • Bryån S.
    08/08/2019 06:47

    Osmosis...same taste.

  • Margaret A.
    08/08/2019 06:48

    Can't help the environment.

  • Margaret G.
    08/08/2019 06:48

    Surely that's all wrong interfering with nature for money especially when ice is melting faster than ever before

  • Gavin G.
    08/08/2019 06:49

    Ocean can't rise if we drink the ice before it melts 😂

  • Tess M.
    08/08/2019 06:49

    Isn't it a crime? :(

  • Gary M.
    08/08/2019 06:51

    Where can i put in an app?

  • Devo Y.
    08/08/2019 06:51

    I dont like this guy.

  • Pavel D.
    08/08/2019 06:51

    Wankers

  • Birgit P.
    08/08/2019 06:51

    Drag them to the mexican golf so the wather cools down. 😂

  • Cory W.
    08/08/2019 06:52

    More lead in your water lol

  • Geraldine A.
    08/08/2019 06:53

    How terrible!! 🤦‍♀️

  • Alex S.
    08/08/2019 06:54

    We will never seize to find ways how we can exploit the earth.

  • Beatriz H.
    08/08/2019 06:56

    How stupid can man be...

  • Denise R.
    08/08/2019 06:57

    Greed

  • Leon L.
    08/08/2019 07:02

    Smart man, idiot consumers. Why would any sane middle class person pay double digits for bottled water?

  • Pam H.
    08/08/2019 07:03

    shameful, can't they be stopped?

  • Luii E.
    08/08/2019 07:04

    This is horrible

  • Carl D.
    08/08/2019 07:08

    If this bloke had a brain cell, he'd be pregnant! Same can be said of the people posting this for likes and giving the guy publicity!

  • Al G.
    08/08/2019 07:12

    What a cold hearted killer.