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hArctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first alf of 21st century

For scientists studying summer sea ice in the Arctic, it’s not a question of “if” there will be nearly ice-free summers, but “when.” And two scientists say that “when” is sooner than many thought — before 2050 and possibly within the next decade or two. James Overland of NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and Muyin Wang […]

Alien of the Deep

News Source :  http://news.nationalgeographic.com by James Owen Photograph courtesy Julius Nielsen, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources Looking like a creature from the Alien movies, this nightmarish “longhead dreamer” anglefish (Chaenophryne longiceps) was until recently an alien species to Greenland water.