NASA reports that Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels

October 9, 2014 9:48 AM

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“The planet as a whole is doing what was expected in terms of warming. Sea ice as a whole is decreasing as expected, but just like with global warming, not every location with sea ice will have a downward trend in ice extent.” This revelation was contained in a press release released by Claire Parkinson of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

This according to NASA reveals that sea ice in the Antarctic region and the southern oceans surrounding the parts is rising and has reached record levels, and even though the Arctic has lost about 20,800 square miles of ice per year, the Antarctic has gained about 7,300 square miles of ice since the...

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