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Diminishing Arctic Sea Ice Linked To Colder, Snowier Winters
2012-02-28 05:51:56

Melting Arctic sea ice will mean colder winters with more snow in the Northern Hemisphere, according to a new study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Arctic Sea Ice Continues Decline, Hits 2nd-Lowest Level
2011-10-05 10:11:51

Last month the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record.

Model Provides Successful Seasonal Forecast For The Fate Of Arctic Sea Ice
2011-09-23 03:44:18

Relatively accurate predictions for the extent of Arctic sea ice in a given summer can be made by assessing conditions the previous autumn, but forecasting conditions more than five years into the future depend on understanding the impact of climate trends on the ice pack, new research shows.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Hits Record Low
2011-09-11 04:01:00

The area covered by Arctic sea ice during the summer reached a new all-time low on Thursday, with the summer sea ice extent falling to 1.64 million square miles (4.24 million square kilometers).

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2011-08-19 07:20:52

The fast-melting Arctic sea ice seems to be pushing the walruses out onto land, with many moving near the area where oil leases have been sold.

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2011-08-12 05:15:00

The melting of Arctic sea ice may temporarily stabilize, and the ice may even expand, over the coming years.

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2011-08-05 05:35:00

Danish researchers say the rate of melting in the Arctic sea may be slower than previously thought.

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2011-03-24 13:29:56

The 2011 Arctic sea ice extent maximum that marks the beginning of the melt season appears to be tied for the lowest ever measured by satellites.

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2011-01-17 06:05:00

The Northern Hemisphere’s shrinking ice and snow cover is causing less and less sunlight to reflect back into space in a previously underestimated mechanism that could add to global warming.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.