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Arctic meltwater ponds feed climate concerns

Monday 10 Apr 17 10:00am

Meltwater ponds dapple Arctic ice in the planet’s fastest-warming region | Patrick Kelley


By TIM RADFORD | Even in the white-out world of ice, the Arctic is growing greener. Plankton blooms below the frozen ocean and in Greenland’s icy mountains meltwater ponds become little ecosystems that will eventually enrich the ocean.

And both entirely natural processes could be a measure of human impact on the planetary climate. In each case, what happens a little could increasingly happen a lot, to accelerate climate change still further.

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