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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.

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08/08/2019 2:48 PM
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1708 comments

  • James W.
    13 hours

    Its full of lead now. Pure my arse...

  • Lois W.
    14 hours

    Are you serious These waters should be out of bounds Full stop

  • Ian M.
    17 hours

    Of course it was a white man

  • Lamartin W.
    a day

    Pure water is in the spring

  • Francis J.
    a day

    so not everyone is responsible for climate change.. only this guys.. 😂

  • Bohuka A.
    a day

    It's not good for the environment hunting iceberg

  • Victoria P.
    a day

    TJE BBACTERIA AND VIRUD WILL SPREAD IN THE WATER...

  • Victoria P.
    a day

    It's give DANGER TO OUR LIVES...

  • Lesley M.
    a day

    What an idiot

  • Erick M.
    a day

    We have to co exist with our environment or else we'll die! Send these people to jail! They are a threat to our lives. Stup*d insane humans.

  • Raz M.
    2 days

    W H I T E P E O P L E

  • Shü Đ.
    2 days

    That's the opposite of what you're doing.. dumm ass Ni...

  • Vickey G.
    3 days

    Not so pure after keeping in his dirty boat

  • Matt H.
    3 days

    1 expensive video... a million bottles of tap water...

  • Pramod P.
    3 days

    These assholes are ruining the nature....nothing else

  • Vkaz T.
    3 days

    People can choose fair job n business without causing damage to nature like himmm.. gudjob siree

  • Andy W.
    4 days

    Everithing because money. Shame on you

  • Mark W.
    4 days

    Nothing like a little bullet lead contamination in your put iceberg glacier water.

  • Deyar H.
    5 days

    That’s too bad

  • Deyar H.
    5 days

    Why are you Broking Snow Thes wy weather been changing every time