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Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2014

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its minimum for 2014, according to preliminary figures from the National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) in the US. The extent dropped to 5.02 million square kilometres (1.94 million square miles) on … Continue reading

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Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013

Arctic sea ice has been in the media quite a bit this month and we looked at the issue in a blog a couple of weeks ago. Late last week there was an update to the continuing story, as the … Continue reading

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Record low for Arctic sea ice extent

This week the National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) announced that Arctic sea ice extent has reached a new record low since satellite data records began in 1979. According to the NSIDC, observations show there were 4.1 million square kilometres … Continue reading

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