Lemonick, Michael D.
November 2004
Time;11/22/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 21, p72
Mentions the drastic impact that global warming could have on Arctic regions. Results of four years of intensive research by a group of more than 250 scientists, the Arctic Council, on global warming in the Arctic over the past 50 years; Findings that the Arctic Ocean ice has decreased by at least 20 percent; Disappearance of snow cover on land and lessening of permafrost stability; Predictions that temperatures will rise more before 2100; Possibility that climate change will endanger indigenous populations living in the Arctic who rely on roads that support mining and oil industries; How a disruption of ecosystems causes the home for many animals to shrink.


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