The fate of one small Greenland town depends on which direction the winds blow.
They're the only thing standing between the town of Innaarsuit and a 11-million-ton iceberg that floated dangerously close to shore.
Greenland loses roughly 270 billion tons of ice every year as it cycles through seasonal warming and cooling periods. University of Buffalo glaciologist Kristin Poinar says icebergs are common to see in the summer, and the one floating near Innaarsuit is just one 10,000th of Greenland's annual ice loss.
Town council members told local outlet KNR that this isn't the first glacier to loom over their homes, but it's one of the largest.
If winds don't prevail in pushing the iceberg north, part of