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Today's Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida
Description: Parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat, according to scientists using a new way to measure past temperatures. The findings underscore the potential for increased warmth at Earth's poles and the associated risk of melting polar ice and rising sea levels. [Source: Yale News]
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Source: Yale News
Publish Date: 4/24/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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