Arctic To Be Ice-free In Summer In 20 Years: Scientist

Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist

LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Global warming will leave the Arctic Ocean ice-free during the summer within 20 years, raising sea levels and harming wildlife such as seals and polar bears, a leading British polar scientist said on Thursday.

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