We’ve seen all those pictures of snow bound New York, all those travellers  stranded at airports. Must be a really cold snap in the northern hemisphere, right?

Well, no, actually. Up in the Arctic circle something strange has been happening. Sea ice has been forming at one of the slowest rates ever!

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