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Ice melt: Sea ice in the Arctic is shrinking at a record speed, and the ice shelves surrounding Antarctica are also thinning dramatically. As the exposed sea water is much darker than the ice, loss of sea ice reduces our planet's reflectivity (albedo), which contributes to further warming (Photo: Greenpeace)

2012.08.23 | Arctic Research Centre, Environment, climate and energy, Research news

Life changes as polar regions thaw

Feature in Current Biology on work by Toke Høye and colleagues.