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Arctic shipping routes open

Satellite measurements show we are heading for another year of below-average ice cover in the Arctic. As sea ice melts during the summer months, two major shipping routes have opened in the Arctic Ocean.

dateAug 26, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Larger Seasonal Speed Zones Could Save Whales

(PhysOrg.com) -- Larger areas of speed limits for ships around major ports could significantly help North Atlantic right whales' survival, according to a new study led by Duke University scientists.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Ecology
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