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March 24, 2017
Sea ice extent sinks to record lows at both poles
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
Arctic sea ice appears to have reached on March 7 a record low wintertime maximum extent, according to scientists at NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado. And on the opposite side of the planet, on March 3 sea ice around Antarctica hit its lowest extent ever recorded by satellites at the end of summer in the Southern Hemisphere, a surprising turn of events after decades of moderate sea ice expansion. On Feb. 13, the combined Arctic and Antarcti ... read more

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