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15 May 2018

Antarctic seals can help predict ice sheet melt

Two species of seal found in Antarctic seas are helping scientists collect data about the temperature and salinity of waters around vulnerable ice sheets in West Antarctica.


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14 December 2010

Northern fur seals may need to return to their roots if they’re going to survive

Most of today’s Northern fur seal population hails from a four-island rookery in the Bering Sea. But that wasn’t always the case. And as climate change, overfishing, and hungry killer whales hammer away at this dwindling population, they may do well to come back home to sunny California.


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