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U.S. Coast Guard deployed to rescue global warming expedition and its rescuers

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 8:01am MST

A Russian research ship stuck in expanding Antarctic ice and a Chinese ice breaker sent to help have put out calls for further assistance and the U.S. Coast Guard is responding. The Akadmik Shokalskiy became stuck in the ice on December 24. Tourists, scientists and journalists were on board the Russian ship conducting global warming […]

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Arctic sea ice reaches lowest extent on record while Antarctic ice grows

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 10:23am MST

Scientists announced yesterday that Arctic sea ice had completed its summer melt and in the end reached the lowest extent since satellite measurements began. At the other end of the globe Antarctica was seeing the exact opposite as the ice at the South Pole grows to record levels. Read the rest of this story on Examiner.com. […]

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Arctic sea ice approaches normal levels

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 4:34pm MST

A curious thing has happened over the 2009 – 2010 winter season – Arctic sea ice has rebounded to near normal levels. Long pointed to as a sign of the impact of global warming, the extent of sea ice had been shrinking in recent years. According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), the […]

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