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Jan. 31, 2011, 11:20 a.m.
Ice sculptures shaped like miniature people melt in the sun on a stairway leading to the concert hall at Gendarmenmarkt or central square in Berlin, Germany.

Photo: Hannibal Hanschke

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Melting people

Ice sculptures shaped like miniature people melt in the sun on a stairway leading to the concert hall near the central square in Berlin.

Environmental group WWF (World Wide Fund For Nature) created the sculptures to call public attention to the dramatic consequences of the warming of the Arctic region.