Wildfires could be pumping 3x more soot to the Arctic than previously thought, new study finds

'As sea ice declines, it becomes younger and thinner, and therefore more vulnerable to further melting.' Image: REUTERS/Natalie Thomas

Olivia Rosane

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Experts believe that if this black carbon reaches the Arctic, it can land on ice and darken it, making the ice more likely to absorb sunlight and melt. Image: Ohata et al. 2021

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