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Sea Ice Melting

No, Arctic Sea Ice Has Not Recovered

Posted 09.20.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Arctic sea ice extent has likely reached its seasonal minimum, dropping to the sixth-lowest level in the 35...

Why Can't These Seals Go Home?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

By Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer: Harp seals mate and rear their young on the sea ice off the east coast of Canada in the spring and move ...

Global Warming on a Roll at the Poles: Increased Melting, Cracking & Splitting

Neil Wagner | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Melting, cracking, splitting and calving in Earth's cryosphere may be the most dramatic embodiments of the climatic change. Why should all this melting ice matter to us? Here are a few reasons.

Warm 2011 Says "Adios" to More Arctic Ice

Neil Wagner | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

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Record Low For Arctic Sea Ice Volume Last Year, Study Finds

Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

A new study suggests that the 2007 record for the lowest volume of Arctic sea ice in the summertime was broken last year. Using observations of wi...