Thursday, 27 February 2014

Whales, ships more common through Bering Strait

Date:
February 26, 2014

Source:
University of Washington

Summary:
The Arctic is home to a growing number of whales and ships, and to populations of sub-Arctic whales that are expanding their territory into newly ice-free Arctic waters. A three-year survey of whales in the Bering Strait reveals that many species of whales are using the narrow waterway, while shipping and commercial traffic also increase.


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