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2011-11-24 11:53:36

The National Snow and Ice Data Center reports that Arctic sea ice continues to shrink each summer to nearly record low levels, with this year´s ice loss the second-lowest ever since records first began being taken in 1979. Despite only a few decades worth of records, a new study, published in the British journal Nature, found that “both the duration and magnitude of the current decline in sea ice seem to be unprecedented for the past 1,450 years,” reported the authors. The...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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