Arctic "Report Card"

Arctic "Report Card"
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(Source: NPR)

An update on the state of the artic. Effects of melting glaciers are starting to cascade down through eco-systems. Different salmon populations are responding in dramatically different ways. Indigenous peoples living in the arctic are contributing expertise and context to better document and understand these changes.

Arctic “report card” points to rapid and dramatic impacts of climate change
This past summer in the Arctic was the warmest since 1900, leading to early snowmelt and diminished sea ice.