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Artic Sea Ice Melt Reaches Second Lowest Level Ever Recorded

Arctic sea ice reached its minimum for this season on September 12th, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), covering 1.7 million square miles, not quite breaking last years’ sea ice melt record of 1.6 million square miles, the lowest Arctic sea ice cover ever recorded. Despite not breaking last year’s record melt, Dr. Walt Meier, a research scientist …

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