December 12, 2017

NOAA scientists have released the 2017 Arctic Report Card: the complete guide to climate conditions in the planet's Far North. 

September 16, 2016

The Northwest Passage across the Canadian Arctic opened once again in 2016 as sea ice reached its second lowest extent on record.

March 11, 2016

For the third winter in a row, temperatures were well above normal for much of Alaska, leaving Alaskans to wonder, where's winter?

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February 27, 2015

NASA ice expert Claire Parkinson does the math on global sea ice and confirms that small gains around Antarctica do not cancel out large losses in the Arctic.

December 13, 2016

(animation) Decades ago, the majority of the Arctic's winter ice pack was made up of thick, perennial ice. Today, very old ice is extremely rare.

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