Melting ice - a now common sight in the Arctic
Extreme ice melting in the Canadian Arctic - climate short science news

Rapidly receding glaciers in the Canadian Antarctic reveal landscapes that had been covered by ice for at least 40,000 years, a new study shows.

Scientists dated plants and stones that are now ice-free with radiocarbon measurements from Baffin Island, west of Greenland.

Further analysis revealed that modern temperatures represent the warmest century for Baffin Island in 115,000 years.

Read the full story: University of Colorado – Boulder
Scientific publication: Nature Communications