Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 7:05 PM
Ice covering the Arctic-Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North-Pole. The rate of ice loss in the region is a-crucial-indicator for the world's climate and a closely-watched metric by bordering nations jostling for resources and trade-routes. Globally, June was the hottest-year on record, according to the EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service.