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Like Ice Melting in a Glass

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Like Ice Melting in a Glass

An interactive analogy showing just how fast Arctic sea ice has been thinning.

Accelerated Ice Loss from Greenland

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Accelerated Ice Loss from Greenland

Greenland lost much more ice in the 2000's than the decade before.

Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Fall

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Fall

Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking.

Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Winter

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Winter

Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking.

Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall

Fall view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking.

All the Ice on Greenland

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All the Ice on Greenland

Greenland holds enough ice to raise global sea level 23 feet or to fill the Lower 48 states 2,940 feet high, like a bathtub.

Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Winter

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Winter

Winter view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking.

Greenland Annual Ice Loss 2004-07

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Greenland Annual Ice Loss 2004-07

Greenland's estimated ice loss each year from 2004 through 2007.