Loss of Sea Ice Could Harm Walrus

December 24th, 2007 By DAN JOLING, Associated Press Writer in Biology /
Loss of Sea Ice Could Harm Walrus (AP)
This photo provided by the North Slope Borough shows a young male walrus resting on the beach in Barrow, Alaska, Friday, Sept. 28, 2007. Lack of ice in the Chukchi Sea over the summer forced a large number of walruses to haul out on shore until ice reformed in October. (AP Photo/North Slope Borough, Noe Texeira)


This photo provided by the North Slope Borough shows a young male walrus resting on the beach in Barrow, Alaska, Friday, Sept. 28, 2007. Lack of ice in the Chukchi Sea over the summer forced a large number of walruses to haul out on shore until ice reformed in October. (AP Photo/North Slope Borough, Noe Texeira)

(AP) -- Federal marine mammal experts in Alaska studying the effects of global warming on walrus, polar bears and ice seals warn there are limit to the protections they can provide.



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