Forget The Melting Arctic, Sea Ice In Antarctica Is Growing!!

09/22/2012 08:31 pm ET
  • Climate Central

The sea ice that covers the Arctic Ocean has plummeted to its lowest level on record -- but down at the other end of the world, the sea ice surrounding Antarctica has swelled. That's no surprise, considering that winter is just ending in the Southern Hemisphere -- but what may be surprising is that the overall extent of Antarctic ice has grown by about one percent per decade, on average, since satellite records began a little over 30 years ago.

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