Arctic Ice Nears Record Melt

It 'just doesn't look like the Arctic Ocean any more'

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 21, 2012 2:56 AM CDT | Updated Aug 21, 2012 3:16 AM CDT

(Newser) – The amount of sea ice in the Arctic is on course to hit a record low well before the end of melting season, scientists warn. The previous record was set in 2007, but that was a result of a "perfect storm" of conditions, while...   Read full story »

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