The Polarity of Global Ice Growth

September 20, 2014 1:54 AM

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The Polarity of Global Ice Growth

For the third straight year in a row the level of sea ice in Antarctica continues to grow, breaking new records every single year. And as ice growth in the Southern Hemisphere waters booms, ecologists wonder what kind of impact that is going to have on the rest of the world if the climate change continues—melting the ice in the Arctic region.

According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, winds and icy air have frozen water of this ocean into 7.6 million sq miles of the region’s Antarctic sea. This year’s ice setting seems on track to break the record set just last year, and there is still several weeks left of the year, and it is l...

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