Topics » Climate Change   Sept. 17, 2013

Life at the 'Top of the World'

Diminishing Sea Ice

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Diminishing Sea Ice

Average winter temperatures in the Arctic have risen over the last few decades, and scientists say the total volume of sea ice has dropped to less than 40 percent of the 1970's and 1980’s levels.

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