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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record
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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record

The summer 2022 extent of Arctic sea ice continued the downward trend under way since the 1980s.

Published Sep 22, 2022

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Larsen B Embayment Breaks Up
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Larsen B Embayment Breaks Up

After more than a decade fastened to the coastline, a large expanse of sea ice broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula in January 2022.

Published Feb 1, 2022

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Arctic Sea Ice 12th-Lowest on Record
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Arctic Sea Ice 12th-Lowest on Record

Sea ice covered more area this summer compared to recent years, but it was also much thinner.

Published Sep 22, 2021

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Tracking an Antarctic Iceberg’s Epic Journey
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Tracking an Antarctic Iceberg’s Epic Journey

The long voyage of one of the planet’s largest bergs—A-68A—has come to an end.

Published Apr 21, 2021

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Antarctic Icebergs Galore
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Antarctic Icebergs Galore

The many pieces of Antarctic iceberg A-68 continue to drift near South Georgia Island.

Published Feb 12, 2021

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