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Global Sea Ice at Record Lows as Temperatures Set New Record for Third Year

The latest observations from the US National Snow & Ice Data Center in Boulder, say that the extent of global sea is now as low as it has been since satellite monitoring began in the 1970s.  It is also likely that it … Continue reading

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Russian Fishing Vessel Sparta Listing After Striking Sea Ice in Antarctica

The 157 feet long Russian fishing vessel, Sparta, with a crew of 32 aboard, was holed below the waterline after striking sea ice in the Ross Sea off Antarctica early Friday morning.  The vessel is reporting have a one foot hole, five feet … Continue reading

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