Bering Sea ice at lowest levels in 5,500 years, study shows

World Sep 3, 2020

Bering Sea ice at lowest levels in 5,500 years, study shows

Winter ice in the Bering Sea, in the northern Pacific Ocean between Alaska and Russia, is at its lowest level in the past 5,500 years, according to a study released Wednesday. Researchers analyzed vegetation that accumulated on the uninhabited island of Saint Matthew over the ...

Arctic sea ice shrank to record lows in July

World / Science & Health Aug 6, 2020

Arctic sea ice shrank to record lows in July

Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the lowest level since at least 1979 for July as temperatures spiked in the region, leaving large stretches of Russia’s Siberian coast mostly ice-free. Sea ice extent in the Arctic last month was 27 percent below the average set ...