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Melting Ice Caps

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Melting Ice Caps

Melting Ice Caps

Melting Ice Caps

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Richard Harris reports on the watery North Pole. Last month, a group of tourists traveled there, expecting to see ice. Instead, they found open water. Many people are blaming global warming, and suggest this is an unusual phenomenon. But other scientists say so much open water could be due to the season and other weather conditions.