New! Coastal Arctic Sea Ice Is Thinning More Rapidly Than Expected

Sea ice in the Arctic’s coastal regions may be decreasing far quicker than experts previously thought.According to research released yesterday, ice in locations like the Kara, Laptev, and Chukchi seas, which border sections of Siberia and Alaska, looks to be vanishing roughly twice as quickly as projections have shown.That’s likely because a prior study didn’t…