How wind helps Antarctic sea ice grow, even as the Arctic melts

Arctic ice now melts 2.9 months earlier than it did in 1980, while parts of the Antarctica have seen the ice coverage lasting for 2.6 months more. There's good reasons why.

The Conversation

Strong winds linked to climate change and the hole in the ozone layer are driving a steady increase in Antarctic sea ice, even as Arctic levels continue to shrink dramatically, a new report shows.


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