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The state of the Arctic Ocean? Unpredictable

May 15, 2020 By Jimmy Thomson The Narwhal
Transformations of Arctic sea ice are altering the ferocity of storms, the deadliness of polar bears and even the ovulation of ringed seals, according to a new report from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the State of the Arctic Ocean. The broad, overarching study finds changes in ocean ice are influencing habitat and animals in the country’s North in unpredictable ways. These changes, largely due to climate change, are leaving natural systems in chaos. 

Study of Arctic Ocean Shows Top of the World Changing

April 26, 2020 By Bob Weber The Canadian Press
The top of the world is turning upside down, says the first overall assessment of Canada’s Arctic Ocean. The work of dozens of federal scientists and Inuit observers, it describes a vast ecosystem in unprecedented flux: from ocean currents to the habits and types of animals that swim in it.