Arctic Sea Ice Continues Decline, Hits 2nd-Lowest Level
NASA satellite data reveals how this year's minimum sea ice extent, reached on Sept. 9 as depicted here, declined to a level far smaller than the 30-year average (in yellow) and opened up Northwest Passage shipping lanes (in red).
Credit: Scientific Visualization Studio
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