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By BBC Earth
Facts, numbers, data, letters on a page, they’re not always so easy to understand. Over the past few years data visualisation has become increasingly popular; it’s a way to help explain complex data. Here are two alternative ways to show how the extent of Arctic sea ice has changed over the past 20 years.
The Age of Arctic Sea Ice (1984-2011)
Credit – Designed by Rupert Burton.
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