Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Arctic summer ice anomaly shocks scientists

"If this anomaly trend continues, the North-East Passage or 'Northern Sea Route' between Europe and Asia will be open over longer intervals of time, and it is conceivable we might see attempts at sailing around the world directly across the summer Arctic Ocean within the next 10-20 years."

This isn't an "anomaly." This is an eventuality.

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