As Climate Changes, More Whales Visit the Bearing Strait

February 26, 2014 8:46 PM

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As Climate Changes, More Whales Visit the Bearing Strait

As the climate changes and the Arctic landscape shifts, more and more whales and a greater number of whale species are being seen in the Bering Strait, according to a new three-year study.

Researchers used underwater microphones to track whales by their sounds as they passed through the waters of the Bering Strait, revealing that as Arctic ice melts, the regions is seeing a growing number of whales, as well as ships.

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