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Warm water is mixing up life in the Arctic
Description: The warming of arctic waters in the wake of climate change is likely to produce radical changes in the marine habitats of the High North. This is indicated by the analyzation of data from long-term observations in the Fram Strait. One important finding: even a short-term influx of warm water into the Arctic Ocean would suffice to fundamentally impact the local symbiotic communities. That's precisely what happened between 2005 and 2008. [Source: Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research]
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Source: Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
Publish Date: 11/19/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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