Major Arctic sea ice melt is expected this summer

May 2nd, 2008 By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, AP Science Writer in Earth / Earth Sciences

(AP) -- The Arctic will remain on thinning ice, and climate warming is expected to begin affecting the Antarctic also, scientists said Friday. "The long-term prognosis is not very optimistic," atmospheric scientist Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University said at a briefing.



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