Melting Ice Caps

Facts:

  • There are huge ice sheets that cover Antarctica and Greenland.
     
  • These two ice sheets contain 99% of the freshwater ice on our planet
     
  • In the past thirty years, the summer melting of arctic ice increased by 30% as a result of a warmer climate.

 

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