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UNEP Yearbook: Emerging Issues in our Global Environment 2013

Categories: Arctic/Antarctic,Climate Change,Environment,Natural Resources,United Nations

http://www.unep.org/pdf/uyb_2013.pdf

Sounds an alarm about damage to the polar icecaps.  As sea ice melts (it was 18% below previous recorded minimums in the summer of 2012), a rush to exploit natural resources creates conditions for further damage to the fragile system.  From the United Nations Environment Programme