The Arctic is in the grip of a climate crisis that is driving ocean warming and rising sea levels around the world, a new report has concluded. Ice levels dropped to record lows in 2018 and 2019, new data reveals, while parts of the Arctic ocean have seen a near 90 per cent reduction in average sea ice thickness. Since 1979, ice levels have dropped by almost 13 per cent, according to the annual ‘Copernicus Ocean State Report’ released on Thursday.
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Arctic sea ice has reached its annual minimum for 2021, clocking in at the 12th lowest on record, according to provisional data from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC).
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