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Scientists Watch Antarctica, Arctic Sea-Ice Levels
Originally published on Mon October 8, 2012 4:35 am
The ice covering the Arctic Ocean was at a record low, in keeping with a sharp warming trend in the far north. At the same time, the amount of the ocean around Antarctica covered by sea ice hit a record high. It's winter in Antarctica when it's summer in the Arctic. But why in a warming world is wintertime ice growing?