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Levels of polar sea ice just hit another record-breaking low

  • Since regular record-keeping of sea ice started in 1979, combined sea ice levels at the polar ice caps were at their lowest ever on Feb. 13, NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center announced.
  • Furthermore, the Arctic’s winter “maximum extent” — the peak amount of ice in a year — and the inverse “minimum extent” for the Antarctic, in which it is now summer, together hit a record low in early March.
  • Between 1981 and 2010, the global minimum extent average was 7.05 million square miles.
  • But on Feb. 13, with its record-breaking low levels, there were only 6.26 million square miles of polar sea ice.
  • As compared to the nearly 30-year average, the world lost enough polar sea ice by Feb. 13 to fit into Mexico, NASA noted. Read more (3/23/17)

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Sunless Sea is now available on iPad!

Explore the Unterzee with a simple tap of the finger. We’ve teamed up with BlitWorks (known for mobile versions of Invisible Inc., Don’t Starve, Broken Age and Bastion, among others) for development and adapted the game’s mechanics for touch controls.

Features:

  • The same deep, compelling world packed with 350,000+ words of stories and secrets. Find your father’s bones. Determine London’s destiny. Defy the gods of the deep sea!
  • Two touch-screen control systems available, which you can switch between at any time from the settings menu.
  • Auto-firing: while in combat, your firing solution will fill up over time as normal. When it reaches maximum, it will automatically launch a projectile at the enemy in front of you.
  • Achievements available through Apple’s Game Center
  • Sunless Sea is available for $9.99 / £9.99 and requires iOS8+ and will be compatible with iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Air 2 or higher.