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Arctic Sea Ice on the Wane: Now What?

10/31/2006 Arctic sea ice is on the decline, but does the dwindling icecap of the north signal real change for the Arctic and for the planet? Scientists from all over the world are keeping watch, measuring sea ice and studying what the decline means for life on Earth. More

Big Ripples From Pole to Pole Crack the Ice

10/5/2006 NPR interviews NSF-funded researcher Doug MacAyeal about the breakup of an icesheet in Antarctica. More

Researchers Link Ice-Age Climate-Change Records to Ocean Salinity

10/4/2006 Results provide further evidence that ocean circulation and chemistry respond to changes in climate. More