Arctic sea ice reaches new record low mark for wintertime

Telegraph: Arctic sea ice hit a record low level for the second straight year this month amid high winter temperatures over the Arctic Ocean, according to scientists. The National Snow and Ice Data Centre says ice covered a maximum of 5.607 million square miles of the Arctic Ocean in 2016. That's 5,000 square miles less than the old record set in 2015 - a difference slightly smaller than the state of Connecticut. It's also 431,000 square miles less than the 30-year average. That difference is the size......

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