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54-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Canadian Arctic

54-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Canadian Arctic | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A 54-year-old message in a bottle was found on Ward Hunt Island, a remote island in the northernmost part of the Canadian Arctic.
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Arctic sea ice peak is 5th lowest on record

Arctic sea ice peak is 5th lowest on record | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This winter, the Arctic ice cap expanded to a total of 5.76 million square miles — one of the lowest areas on record since 1979.
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Who Owns the Arctic

Who Owns the Arctic | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Territorial claims of countries in the Arctic are being spurred by the presence of large caches of oil and natural gas, melting ice and dwindling energy reserves in other regions.
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Sharks Contain More Pollutants Than Polar Bears : DNews

Sharks Contain More Pollutants Than Polar Bears : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Greenland sharks joined the list of top Arctic predators that suffer under heavy loads of accumulated persistent organic pollutants in their bodies. Continue reading →
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Whales and ships fight for space in noisy Arctic - Futurity

Whales and ships fight for space in noisy Arctic - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Arctic is home to a growing number of whales and ships, and to populations of sub-Arctic whales that are moving into newly ice-free Arctic waters.
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Winter-time Arctic ice cover was fifth lowest on record: NASA - The Weather Network

Winter-time Arctic ice cover was fifth lowest on record: NASA - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Below-average Arctic ice cover this winter follows record-breaking low summer ice levels in 2012.
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