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2009-04-21 14:11:19

A hole in the ozone has resulted in a growth of Antarctic sea ice over the past 30 years, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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2009-04-17 15:35:00

Three British explorers trekking to the North Pole to assess how fast the Arctic ice sheets are melting said they were astonished at how little permanent ice they have discovered.

2009-04-06 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest Arctic sea ice data from NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center show that the decade-long trend of shrinking sea ice cover is continuing.

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2009-04-06 11:35:00

NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center say that the decade-long trend of shrinking sea ice cover in the Arctic is continuing and new evidence suggests that the ice cap is thinning as well.

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2009-04-03 06:20:00

According to new analysis, arctic sea ice is melting so fast that the majority of it could be gone within the next 30 years.

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2009-04-01 15:57:20

NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo, will hold a media teleconference on Monday, April 6, at 11 am EDT, to present the latest observations of sea ice conditions in the Arctic.

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2009-03-25 12:23:18

A team of researchers from the UK who set off to measure the thickness of Arctic sea-ice that floats toward to the North Pole have been stuck battling extreme weather that has slowed their progress.

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2009-03-18 15:45:00

Two new reports published in the journal Nature illustrate possible flooding due to climate change and a meltdown of the massive West Antarctic ice sheet.

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2009-03-16 13:41:53

Norway’s Environment and Development Minister warned on Monday that melting Arctic ice is threatening the habitat of polar bears.

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2009-02-25 10:45:00

Glacier ice appears to be melting in the western portion of Antarctica and not only on the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists reported on Wednesday in conclusion to the 2007-2008 International Polar Year.


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Arctic Ocean
2013-04-18 22:31:23

The Arctic Ocean which is located in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Arctic north polar region, is the shallowest and smallest of the world’s five major oceanic divisions. The International Hydrographic Organization recognizes it as an ocean, although, some oceanographers consider it as the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply, the Arctic Sea, classifying it a Mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean. Alternatively, the Arctic Ocean can be considered as the northernmost...

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