Todo el mundo debería estar preocupado": El hielo marino de la Antártida alcanza los niveles más bajos jamás registrados

With the continent holding enough ice to raise sea levels by many metres if it was to melt, polar scientists are scrambling for answers

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For 44 years, satellites have helped scientists track how much ice is floating on the ocean around Antarctica’s 18,000km coastline.

The continent’s fringing waters witness a massive shift each year, with sea ice peaking at about 18m sq km each September before dropping to just above 2m sq km by February.

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