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Tracking Pacific Walrus: Expedition To The Shrinking Chukchi Sea Ice

11 minutes 45 seconds

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Summer ice retreat in the Chukchi Sea between Alaska and Russia is a significant climate change impact affecting Pacific Walruses. Scientists follow walruses in their summer sea ice habitat and show how United States Geological Survey (USGS) biologists use satellite radio tags to track their movements and behavior. The information identifies areas of special importance to walruses during sparse summer sea ice.

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