The Arctic reaches an ‘ice-free’ state, changes the region’s environmental landscape

The 2017 annual report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently revealed news regarding the Arctic region, and it does not look to be normal. The Arctic is apparently never going to be the same, as rising global temperatures has caused the region to reach an ice-free state. Other reports have surfaced, all finding similar patterns in today’s global air temperature. Monthly #Arctic temperature ranks (1=warmest [red], 39=coldest [blue]) over the satellite era – including November 2017 Available at https://t.co/kO5ufUWrKq pic.twitter.com/a2pr9u3gdV — Zack Labe (@ZLabe) December 4, 2017 “The rate of change is unprecedented in at least the...

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