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Less ice, more water in Arctic Ocean by 2050s

By the 2050s, parts of the Arctic Ocean once covered by sea ice much of the year will see at least 60 days a year of open water, according to a new modeling study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.

dateNov 02, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Eavesdropping on Bering Strait marine mammals

Climate change hasn't been kind to the Arctic Circle, as evidenced by the decrease of seasonal ice in the area and the encroachment of temperate species. One way to monitor impacts to the ecosystem is by observing the changes ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Billions of juvenile fish under the Arctic sea ice

Using a new net, marine biologists from the Alfred Wegener Institute have, for the first time, been able to catch polar cod directly beneath the Arctic sea ice with a trawl, allowing them to determine their large-scale distribution ...

dateOct 13, 2015 in Ecology
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