Sea Ice Still Declining, Despite Antarctica’s Gains

By Andrea Thompson

When Antarctica grabbed headlines last year because of record-high sea ice levels circling the southernmost continent, it created confusion. Its increase was so at odds with the trend of dwindling sea ice, particularly in the Arctic, that it prompted those skeptical of the science of climate change to suggest it meant ocean ice is not disappearing.

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/sea-ice-declines-globally-despite-antarctica-gains-18680

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