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Some scientists think receding sea ice could lead to species mingling

Some scientists think receding sea ice could lead to species mingling

As long-term climate models predict declining amounts of sea ice in the Arctic, a University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher believes the change could bring an unexpected result — more inter-species breeding among mammals that live in the far north. Brendan Kelly, a marine biology professor at UAF’s International Arctic Research Center, said the presence of […]

Climate change wiping out walruses

Climate change wiping out walruses

Walruses are the latest wildlife victims of a changing climate, according to conservationists who warn the loss of the animal’s sea ice habitat is forcing them on to land where they are at risk of dying in mass stampedes. Conservation charity WWF said it had obtained footage more than 100 walrus carcasses spotted by US […]

Walruses Congregate on Alaska Shore As Ice Melts

Walruses Congregate on Alaska Shore As Ice Melts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Thousands of walruses are congregating on Alaska’s northwest coast, a sign that their Arctic sea ice environment has been altered by climate change. Chad Jay, a U.S. Geological Survey walrus researcher, said Wednesday that about 3,500 walruses were near Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea, some 140 miles southwest of Barrow. Animals […]

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