Watch: Mesmerizing video drives home just how rapidly Arctic sea ice is disappearing

January 22, 2015 12:07 AM

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Arctic sea ice is getting younger and thinner -- and soon, it may disappear entirely VIDEO

Arctic melt is a seasonal process. Each winter, sea ice builds up in the Arctic Ocean basic, and each summer, most melts away. The ice that survives the summertime melt to see another winter, deemed perennial ice, is usually thicker and more resilient than the rest, more likely to stick around throu...

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