Thursday, August 28, 2008

Images of the Arctic Ocean as We Will Know It

With the Arctic Ocean ice melting rapidly -- in fact, this summer it's already at the second-lowest level on record, and still shrinking -- it's time for us to start imagining what life will be like in the Arctic Circle when all the ice is gone. Some scientists predict that the Arctic Ocean could be ice-free as soon as September, but more likely it will be ice-free all summer by 2030 or 2050. What will that look like?

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