Video: The Arctic: A delicate icy ecosystem

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The Arctic is one of the most rapidly changing regions in the world. Diminishing sea ice, thawing permafrost and melting glaciers are all direct effects of rising global temperatures – driven by human-made emissions.

Learn more about how satellites flying 800 km above our heads can help us monitor and understand the changes occurring in this remote region.

Credit: European Space Agency

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