Chris Morgan's Wildnotes

Amazing graphic showing sea ice loss 1979-2007

Hit play and watch the ice pulsating like a heart, growing and shrinking each summer and winter. The alarming thing is watching the “old” ice coverage reduce dramatically over the 18 year period – watch the dense white patch (the month and year clicks through in the top left corner).

 

Source: Rigor & Wallace, 2004
Here’s a pdf of the full scientific paper: 

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