DNA from a 9,500-year-old dog from the Siberian island of Zhokhov provides a new picture of sled dogs today, including huskies and malamutes.
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Climate change has caused the decine of "shorefast ice," vital to Arctic residents for hunting, fishing, and connecting with neighbors, researchers say.
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To compete in a warming Arctic, wolf spiders get bigger, reproduce more, and eat different foods—including other spiders.
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The flow of carbon and trace elements under Arctic sea ice will clarify how climate change will affect one of the fastest-warming regions of the world.
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By 2050, sea ice at the North Pole could be gone, researchers say. But how long the disappearance lasts is up to us.
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The thawing of Arctic permafrost will reinvigorate microbes. The question is, how much methane will those microbes produce?
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The movement of sea ice, expected to significantly increase this century, could lead to an exchange of microplastics and oil between Arctic neighbors.
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"...in the near future, we should keep an eye on the tropics if we want to better predict conditions in the Arctic."
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