08 Aug '11, 7am

Russian Arctic Ice Cover Nearing 2007 Record Low:

Russian Arctic Ice Cover Nearing 2007 Record Low:

The statement detailed that the ice sheet currently covered only 6.8 billion square kilometres (2.6 billion square miles). It added that “the ice cap is smaller than the norm in all the Russian seas: by 56 percent in the southwest of the Kara Sea, by 20 percent in the northeast of the Kara Sea, by 40 percent in the Laptev Sea, by 14 percent in the East Siberia Sea and by 35 percent in Sea of Chukotka.”

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/08/08/russian-arctic-ice-cover...

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