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Chilling News on North Pole Sea Ice

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Chilling News on North Pole Sea Ice

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Chilling News on North Pole Sea Ice

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Final data on the shrinking North Pole ice cap confirms that the amount of ice there is the lowest yet recorded, with even less ice than had been reported in August. Mark Serreze, senior research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado, tells Melissa Block what the figures might imply.

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