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Arctic Sea Ice

Page | September 10, 2009 at 2:31

Every year in mid-September, eyes turn north to find out what the minimum sea ice extent is and find out how it compares with previous years.

Sea ice: melting, melting...

Blog entry by JulietteH | September 18, 2011

The National Snow and Ice Data Center in the US has announced that Arctic sea ice has reached its annual minimum. It is, as we guessed last week, the second lowest extent in recorded history, just behind the all-time record from 2007.

Sailing, satellites and sadness

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | September 19, 2011

Four decades ago, around the same time that Greenpeace was founded, scientists began studying the Arctic sea ice from satellites. At that time, the greatest threat to humanity was the development and use of nuclear weapons. Now we...

Finding heart in the melting Arctic

Blog entry by Sara Ayech | September 18, 2012

The record has already been broken – but it is about to be shattered. This isn't the kind of record you wish to remember and tell your grandchildren about. This is no tale of great sporting achievement like Usain Bolt smashing...

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