28 Aug '15, 8pm

Shrinking Sea Ice Forces Alaskan Walruses Ashore

Shrinking Sea Ice Forces Alaskan Walruses Ashore

This winter sea ice cover fell to a new low because of global warming and abnormal weather patterns — and it doesn’t look like it’s getting any better. Some scientists believe the Arctic could be entirely ice-free in the summer months by the 2030s. The startling news is probably one of the reasons why U.S. President Barack Obama is journeying to the Alaskan Arctic this weekend — and becoming the first U.S. President to do so — in order to draw attention to the drastic consequences of climate change for the Arctic.

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