Arctic will change to ice-free by 2050: Study

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Moscow, Jul 21: Think about the North Pole without ice! Yes it will happen soon.

Russian Meteorological Centre reported that the Arctic will not have ice during the summer by 2050.

The report revealed that the levels of ice reduction in 2010 will exceed the record levels of 2007. In 30 to 40 years, the Arctic including the North Pole may not have ice in the summer time.

"The average level went long ago. The previous minimum was about 11 million square kilometres of ice. Currently satellites show around 10.8 million square kilometres only," said Frolov, head of the Russian Meteorological Centre.

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