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Study: Dramatic ocean changes are coming ‘a couple decades too early'

Mar 13, 2020

Arctic ocean temperatures are rising at rates faster than previously thought by the scientific community. That’s the finding of a new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which shows warming waters having an effect on everything from sea ice growth to marine ecosystems.

Record warm water likely gave Kuskokwim salmon heart attacks

Jul 17, 2019

As record high temperatures swept Alaska, many people said that the heat was killing them. For Kuskokwim salmon, it was actually true. Never before seen temperatures in the Kuskokwim River likely sent salmon into cardiac arrest.