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Being dependent on the ocean is nothing new for Duindorp, a small town near the Hague in the Netherlands. Fishing has declined in recent years, but a new era of reliance on the ocean as a renewable source of heat has begun.
Bottom line: Antarctic sea ice trends are an intriguing scientific puzzle worthy of academic interest, whereas Antarctic land ice trends are like the planet running around with its hair on fire, yelling "stop the madness of denial and delay."