The Arctic polar icecap has increased 60% since the summer of 2012 adding nearly One million square miles of ice.
The ice is stretching from Canada to Russia and this is before the annual refreeze. The Northwest passage is completely blocked with ice.
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The 2013 Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the polar ice cap
Original post made by Roald Amundsen, another community, on Sep 10, 2013