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2009-09-19 07:20:00

This summer’s melt of Arctic sea ice might not have been quite as bad as the past two years, but satellite images reveal that it has now had the third biggest melt in 30 years.

2008-03-18 18:05:00

Arctic sea ice that re-formed after last summer’s melt should be seen as an illusion rather than a new hope, according to Walter Meier of the National Snow and Ice Data Center.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.