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Resolving the Paradox of the Antarctic Sea Ice


August 16, 2010

blue underside of a slab of sea While Arctic sea ice has been diminishing in recent decades, the Antarctic sea ice extent has been increasing slightly. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology provide an explanation for the seeming paradox of increasing Antarctic sea ice in a warming climate. Full Story

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