A less icy Arctic will be an economic boon for some, but marine wildlife experts are focused on the increased risks more ships will pose to certain polar species.
This month, the Arctic will likely have some of the lowest levels of ice on record.
A new study looks at how the increased storminess of a warming planet will make an already dangerous job even more deadly.
Scientists, government officials, and industry representatives from around the world are working to improve sea ice forecasting in the Arctic.
Researchers are hoping to discover new travel routes of the Pacific humpback by utilizing a robot that monitors their unique means of long-distance communication.

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