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PBS NewsHour | Arctic Ice Cap Shrinks to Record Low Level | PBS

Duration: 05:47
Program: PBS NewsHour #10449
Broadcast Date: Sep. 20, 2012

This September, the arctic ice cap melted the most ever recorded, with only 24 percent of the Arctic Ocean covered by ice. Ray Suarez talks to Walt Meier, a scientist at the U.S. National Ice and Snow Data Center about the new evidence and how a lack of arctic sea ice affects ocean currents and changes weather patterns.

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Post Date: September 20, 2012