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As polar ice caps melt, shipping is becoming more common in the waters of the Arctic and Antarctic oceans. On January 1st, a one year phase-in period begins for the Polar Code, a new set of rules aimed at increasing safety in international shipping and preventing pollution in these waters. The question is, do these rules go far enough? #environment #ocean #pollution #Arctic #Antarcticcommon.seeMore
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Kitesurfing and diving with killer whales underneath the Northern Lights. Incredible video. #freediving #Arctic #marinelife #killerwhale #kitesurfingcommon.seeMore
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The Arctic Ocean is beginning to resemble the Atlantic. This will have a significant impact on Arctic habitats and ecosystems. #climatechange #Arctic #Atlantic #conservation #globalwarmingcommon.seeMore
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This researcher has a pie-in-the-sky to help restore melting Arctic ice. #Arctic #ice #globalwarming #climatechange #science #conservationcommon.seeMore
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After a long period of time, we're finally learning more about Franklin's expedition. #sirjohnfranklin #hmserebus #arctic #excavation #historycommon.seeMore
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"The effects of global warming are visible everywhere, but perhaps nowhere more so than in the Arctic and Antarctica. Polar climate change affects habitat for countless species that cannot survive elsewhere." #globalwarming #climatechange #arctic #endangered #marinelifecommon.seeMore
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What strange and wonderful creatures lurk beneath the ice! #Arctic #coldwaterdiving #icediving #Antarcticacommon.seeMore
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Plastic pollution is spreading to the Arctic Ocean. We must change our ways before it's too late. #plasticpollution #conservation #ocean #Arctic #plastic #pollutioncommon.seeMore
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The Svalbard ‘doomsday’ seed vault was built to protect millions of food crops from climate change, wars and natural disasters. It flooded because of...climate change. #climatechange #seeds #Arctic #ice #icemeltcommon.seeMore
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We really need to knock it off with all of the littering. #littering #arctic #knockitoff #stopitcommon.seeMore
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An interesting take on polar bear diets by the Smithsonian. #polarbears #smithsonian #arctic #mammals #habitscommon.seeMore
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