Antarctic sea ice on February 20, 2022. (IMAGE) Research Organization of Information and Systems Caption Antarctic sea ice concentration distribution on February 20, 2022. On that day, the Antarctic sea ice extent became the lowest since satellite observations began. Credit NIPR/JAXA Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image, with proper attribution, as part of news coverage of this paper only. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.