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IELTS Listening Exercise 42 – Melting Arctic Ice

Difficulty level: Semi Hard

Listen to the following recording about the problem of melting Arctic ice.

Melting Arctic Ice

Fill each gap in the summary below with ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER.

  • Scientists in Alaska are sounding the ______ about rapidly melting polar ice. The Arctic sea ice is ______ at a rate never seen before, and this is expected to have an impact over the next ______.
  • The Arctic is warming ______ as fast as other parts of the planet. An organization called NOAA is ______ the Arctic sea ice, and believes that it has thinned from ______ to only ______ in some areas.

Practice IELTS listening exercises more and more to improve your listening skills. On the real test, you will hear the recording only once and listening questions get increasingly difficult.

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