Arctic sea ice extent is trending at record low levels

Meanwhile, in far northern Greenland — where the Sun has set and will not return for more than 100 days — ice is melting

Arctic sea ice continues to be in trouble. Even as we head toward the coldest part of the year in the high north, the ice isn’t forming as quickly as it has in years past.

In fact, the extent of Arctic sea ice is at record low levels for this time of year. As of Oct. 29, it was 744,018 square miles below the long-term average for the date. That’s an area greater than C

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