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Humans have filled the pristine Arctic Ocean with 300 billion pieces of floating plastic


Press Herald - Apr 19, 2017
In 2013, as part of a seven-month circumnavigation of the Arctic Ocean, scientists aboard the research vessel Tara documented a profusion of tiny pieces of plastic in the Greenland and Barents seas, where the final limb of the Gulf Stream system ...
 

Atlantic Ocean Melting Arctic Sea Ice | The Inertia


TheInertia.com - Apr 17, 2017
The impact of Atlantic water heat on sea ice is highly variable across the Arctic Ocean, with significant heat fluxes restricted to geographic “hot spots”.
 

Alaska's Senators Introduce Bill to Roll Back Arctic Ocean Protections


Center for Biological Diversity (press release) - Apr 17, 2017
WASHINGTON— Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, both Republicans from Alaska, have introduced legislation to expand oil and gas drilling in the ...
 

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The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, from Key West to the Arctic Ocean


by: Philip Caputo

IN THE LONGEST ROAD, ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST RESPECTED WRITERS TAKES AN EPIC JOURNEY ACROSS THE NATION, AIRSTREAM IN TOW, AND ASKS EVERYDAY AMERICANS WHAT UNITES AND DIVIDES A COUNTRY AS DIVERSE AS IT IS VAST.

Standing on a wind-scoured island off the Alaskan coast, Philip Caputo marveled that its Inupiat Eskimo schoolchildren pledge allegiance to the same flag as the children of Cuban immigrants in Key West, six thousand miles away. And a question began to take shape: How does the United States, peopled by every race on earth, remain united? Caputo resolved that one day he'd drive from the nation's southernmost point to the northernmost point reachable by road, talking to Americans about their lives and asking how they would answer his question.
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Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture: A Global Analysis


by: Bruce F. Phillips, Mónica Pérez-Ramírez

The first comprehensive review of the current and future effects of climate change on the world’s fisheries and aquaculture operations

The first book of its kind, Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture explores the impacts of climate change on global fisheries resources and on marine aquaculture. It also offers expert suggestions on possible adaptations to reduce those impacts.

The world's climate is changing more rapidly than scientists had envisioned just a few years ago, and the potential impact of climate change on world food production is quite alarming.
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