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Arctic Feeding Frenzy

Arctic terns flew with effortless precision, as they plunged into the outflow of an Arctic lagoon, catching their prey and returning to their nesting sites just a few hundred yards away. 757 more words

Lagoons

Sea ice and 2016 Arctic field work

The sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is quickly disappearing from coastal areas as we are entering the summer melt season. This year I follow this seasonal event with nervous anticipation, because in October and November we will be out at sea working north of northern Alaska. 802 more words

Oceanography

Polar Bears Are Spending More Time on Land During the Summer

Polar bears are spending more time on land than ever before. To be exact, bears around the Chuchki Sea are spending a month longer on land during the summer, according to a new… 272 more words

Animals

Shell wants to hang on to Arctic Ocean drilling leases

Company seeks extension from appeals board

Staff Report

*Read more Summit Voice stories on Shell’s ill-fated Arctic drilling program here.

It was big news when… 377 more words

Environment

MASIE Arctic Day 7

Thanks to Ron Clutz for pointing out the MASIE data goes back to 2006 now.

And for pointing out that MASIE for 2016 is running pretty high compared to… 21 more words

Arctic Sea Ice

MASIE Arctic Day 343- Difference From 2012

MASIE for day 343. The list of regions and difference from 2012.   8 regions   have less ice in 2015 than 2012. (3 of those are tiny) 47 more words

Arctic Sea Ice