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More Glum News on Arctic Warming
News from the Arctic hasn’t gotten any better in the 10 years since NOAA began producing an annual Arctic Report Card, and this year’s collection of results and essays is no exception.
Citizen-Science Climate Projects Adds Logs From Historic Arctic Whaling Ships
Even if climate negotiations in Paris are successful, the planet is locked into long-term warming and an uncertain future. The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.
A New Old Weather
Today marks the official launch of Old Weather: Whaling, a citizen science research initiative that will help scientists analyze historical data from whaling logbooks.
NOAA Begins Bering Sea Fishery/Climate Change Study
The southeastern Bering Sea is an enormously productive ecosystem. It produces over 40% of the nation's total annual fish catch.
New Bering Sea Climate Change Project Focuses on Fish, Management Strategies
As a subarctic, seasonally ice-filled ocean that produces about 40 percent of the nation’s annual fish catch, the Bering Sea is of particular interest to researchers as the climate changes and forces wildlife and fishing practices to adapt.