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Enchanting Whale Songs, Stories of a Changing Arctic


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  • Location: Camborne
  • Location: Camborne

    There are stunning images as well.

     

    NEW YORK — By tracking and listening to whales, scientists have unlocked secrets about the dramatic changes currently underway in the Arctic. They've also learned that these whales are talented singers.

    In a wide-ranging talk here at the American Museum of Natural History, researchers and a documentary filmmaker revealed how declining levels of ice have affected the Arctic, as well as the humans that dwell there. Their stories, recounted during a session of the World Science Festival, billed as an annual celebration and exploration of science, reveal the difficulty and beauty of working in the harsh, and quickly changing, environment of the far North.

    There, ice is paramount to the traditional order of life. "Ice in the Arctic is everybody's best friend," said Kate Stafford, a researcher at the University of Washington. "All animals and people depend on it." [On Ice: Stunning Images of Canadian Arctic]

     

     

    http://news.yahoo.com/enchanting-whale-songs-stories-changing-arctic-183252597.html

     

     

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    I wonder if they tracked the grey Whale on it's Israel trip?

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