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Arctic Sea Ice Max Hits Record Lows Again

For the second straight year, maximum Arctic sea ice levels are at the lowest levels ever recorded. The new numbers were announced Monday by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), and NASA. At its peak, the Arctic ice covered an average of 14.52 million square kilometers.  That is a bit less than last year's record low of 14.54 million square kilometers. “The Arctic is in crisis," according to Ted Scambos, NSIDC lead scientist.  "...significant...

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