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Environment

Are Walruses the New Polar Bear?

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneySeptember 19, 2009 9:25 PM

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Nick Sundt of the World Wildlife Federation's climate blog has a post on how, as Arctic sea ice reaches its low this year, lots of walrus corpses are turning up:

Just days after Arctic sea ice receded to the third lowest extent on record, forcing thousands of walruses ashore, researchers flying along the Alaska coast stumbled upon a grisly scene: 100 to 200 walrus carcasses along the shoreline of Icy Cape, southwest of Barrow....

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