Warming, sea-ice loss: Arctic Report Card tracks region’s environmental changes

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181211121107.htm

NOAA’s annual report card on the Arctic, released today, shows that the Arctic region experienced the second-warmest air temperatures ever recorded; the second-lowest overall sea-ice coverage; lowest recorded winter ice in the Bering Sea; and earlier plankton blooms due to early melting of sea ice in the Bering Sea.


Original Title: Warming, sea-ice loss: Arctic Report Card tracks region's environmental changes
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