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Climate change forces 10,000 walruses onto 700-mile coastline

Anchorage - The summer ice of the Arctic Sea is rapidly diminishing due to the controversial climate change. A massive shelf that was once home to migrating Pacific walruses and birthplace to their young has all but disappeared.

Loss of sea ice causes 10,000 walruses to take over Alaskan coast

For generations, the Pacific walrus population has inhabited and used the sea ice offshore in the northern Chukchi Sea as platforms during their winter stay, diving on the shallow continental shelf to reach snails, crabs and worms.

Op-Ed: Who's to blame for deplorable conditions at Marineland?

When the Toronto Star published results of an investigation into Marineland this week, people responded with shock and disgust, but how did conditions become so bad? Blame should be laid with those charged with ensuring the animals are protected.

Walrus moms, national security, and thin ice

(Mother's Day) - As global climate change continues to affect the sea ice conditions in the Arctic, the world faces conflicts over ocean rights, while wildlife struggles to adapt. The U.S. Government hopes ratifying the U.N. Law of the Sea is a solution.

Walruses come ashore in Alaska due to lack of ice

Point Lay - Thousands of walruses have come ashore in Alaska because of a lack of ice for them to rest on, and now there are concerns for their safety.
 

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The massive number of walruses seen in an aerial view on Saturday  Sept. 28  2014.
The massive number of walruses seen in an aerial view on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2014.
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Pacific walruses hauled out on a remote barrier island in the Chukchi Sea  near Pt. Lay
Pacific walruses hauled out on a remote barrier island in the Chukchi Sea, near Pt. Lay
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