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Archive for August 3rd, 2011

Record low Arctic ice cover in July

The average Arctic ice cover of about 7.92 million square kilometers (3.06 million square miles), during the month of July, is the new record in lowest Arctic ice cover for the month.  (clicking on the image on the left takes to the National Snow and Ice Data Center’s original image). The according to a report […]

Arctic scientist’s suspension from job questioned

Charles Monnet, a wildlife researcher with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, (BOEMRE), is "suspended from his job for mysterious reasons" on July 18. He received his official letter on August 1st asking Monnet to meet government investigators on August 9. Guardian reports that he will be asked about his compliance […]