Ice rafts traveling farther and faster across the Arctic Ocean

Contamination risks rise as ice-trapped pollutants go along for the ride

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MIGRATING ICE  Climate change may cause sea ice in the Arctic to travel longer distances at faster speeds. That ice can carry oil spilled from Arctic oil platforms across the ocean and quickly cause widespread ecological damage, new research shows.

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