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Researchers Predict Sea Ice-Free Arctic Summers By 2050
2013-04-13 08:18:46

The question of ice-free summers in the Arctic, for most scientists, is not "if," but "when." A new study by two NOAA scientists says sooner than many thought.

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2010-06-12 06:10:00

North America, Europe and eastern Asia could see more cold, moist and snowy winters much like the one that just passed, according to one top scientist.

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2008-10-16 15:55:00

Arctic temperatures this season are at an all-time high. Sea ice is melting rapidly, causing the Arctic Ocean to become warmer and less salty, researchers said Thursday.

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2008-05-03 19:00:00

Scientists warned on Friday that they expect climate change to begin affecting the Antarctic, as the pace of thinning ice in the Arctic continues.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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