More ice please

East Greenland in September

In September the sea ice reaches its minimum in the Arctic. This year the record low of 2007 was almost broken (see graph below). Now the area is increasing again as it should be. However, you can see the level stays still far below average. Here you can read more about the current conditions.

sea ice levels in 2011

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Author:Arjen Drost

Arjen is a Polar ecologist, nature photographer and full time expedition guide on expedition cruise ships in both Polar regions. With his pictures and stories he likes to show the beauty of these very fragile and threatened places.

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