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Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Arctic shrinks faster than Antarctica expands - Comments

Opposite phenomena were detected by satellites of the U.S. space agency. The study was the first to calculate the total thickness of sea ice in the Southern Ocean from space. NASA indicates that between 1978 and 2010, the extent of the Antarctic grew by 17 square kilometers each year but this growth rate is not as great as the decline in the Arctic

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