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Disappearing Arctic

U.S. Coast Guard flight loadmaster Kevin Fox (L) and University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist Rick Steiner survey ice conditions in the Beaufort Sea, about 200 miles from shore, from the window of a Coast Guard C130 September 30, 2009.

The vanishing arctic

September 2, 2012

The world's Arctic ice cap has shrunk to a new low, surpassing a record set only five years ago.