Video Climate clues hidden in polar ice

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Did you know that samples of polar ice can tell us what the atmosphere was like almost a million years ago? The Bureau of Meteorology has records that go back 3000 years! Why do you think scientists are interested in learning what the atmosphere was like before industrialisation?




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