Another All Time Low For Arctic Ice

Another All Time Low For Arctic Ice 

 Picture is comprised of Envisat ASAR mosaics of the Arctic Ocean and highlights the changes in sea ice between June and mid-August 2008. The dark grey color represents ice-free areas while blue represents areas covered with sea ice.

Following last summer’s record minimum ice cover in the Arctic, current observations from ESA’s Envisat satellite suggest that the extent of polar sea-ice may again shrink to a level very close to that of last year.

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Canada To Lead A Search For Arctic Explorer’s Ships

Canada To Lead A Search For Arctic Explorer’s Ships 

 Skulls of members of the Franklin Expedition, discovered and buried by William Skinner and Paddy Gibson in 1945, at King William Island.

For more than 160 years, the fate of British explorer Sir John Franklin and his men has remained locked in the frozen Arctic, but warming temperatures are threatening to change that.

 

 

 

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