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ScienceDaily reports A new study finds the annual migration of some beluga whales in Alaska is altered by sea ice changes in the Arctic, while other belugas do not appear to be affected. Read article Arctic sea ice loss impacts beluga whale migration — ScienceDaily
http://wildlifenews.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/arctic-ice.jpg Environmentalists today called on the eight Arctic nations of the Arctic Council to enact a ten-year moratorium on any increase in Arctic shipping to protect endangered beluga whales from the threat of growing ship traffic in their habitat. The moratorium will enable nations to finalize and … http://wildlifenews.co.uk/2014/environmentalists-call-for-10-year-moratorium-on-arctic-shipping-increase-to-protect-endangered-beluga-whales/