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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 02:24 PM
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Sea ice shrank throughout Canada's Arctic waters
Source: Canadian Press

A new report appears to add to the mounting evidence that global warming is changing the face of Canada's North.

Statistics Canada says the average area covered by sea ice during summer has declined in all nine of Canada's northern sea-ice regions over the past four decades.

The agency says summer sea ice has also declined in two of three northern shipping route regions, which are not normally navigable because of ice cover.

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