Climate Change

The Walrus, Symbol of the Arctic Ecosystem, Finds Itself on Thin Ice

Walruses in the Arctic depend on sea ice as a base for hunting and transportation. The native Yupik and Inupiat people have depended on the walrus for meat, clothing, and tools. Now the climate-driven shrinking of sea ice is threatening both walruses and humans.

Source: ClimateWire, 08/11/2010

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