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Arctic Ice Meltdown Continues With Significantly Reduced Winter Ice Cover

9/13/2006 In 2005 and 2006 sea ice declined on the surface of Arctic waters to record low levels. Using satellite data, scientists observed unusually warm wintertime temperatures in the region and a resulting decline in the length of the Arctic seasonal ice. More

Warming Climate May Put Chill on Arctic Polar Bear Population

9/13/2006 Scientists from NASA and the Canadian Wildlife Service are now reporting that the slow reduction in sea ice is forcing Arctic polar bears to fast for longer and longer periods, posing danger to their survival. More