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Ice cover has dropped nearly 70 percent on the five Great Lakes since the early 1970s, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Every one of the lakes has endured the meltdown, ranging from 50 percent on Lake Erie to 77 percent on Lake Michigan, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory.
Scientists blame global warming. Hotter days mean warmer water.
For the full article, see Louise Knott Ahern, "Great Lakes Meltdown : Shrinking Ice Cover Worries Scientists", Green Bay Press Gazette, March 8, 2013.
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