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From Oceanus Magazine

Specks in the Spectrometer

An atomic odyssey from the Great Calcite Belt to a data point

From Penguins to Polar Bears

The impacts of climate change in polar regions

The Scientist and the Poet

A brief encounter amid Antarctic ice

Beneath Arctic Ice, Life Blooms Spectacularly

Pools of water atop ice act as lenses to focus sunlight

Scientists Discover the "Vitamin B12 Claw"

Newfound protein is key for algae growth in the ocean

The Latest Fashion in Bowhead Whale Songs

Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?

Into the Dark and Ice

First winter voyage to Chukchi and Bering Seas launched

Exploring an Icy, Invisible Realm in Antarctica

Audio Slideshow: Researchers search for tiny marine life at the heart of a fertile ecosystem

Will Climate Change Disrupt the Arctic Ecosystem?

WHOI biologist led ambitious expedition to the Bering Sea aboard the icebreaker Healy

Melting Ice Threatens Polar Bears' Survival

Decision to put bears on federal endangered species list is imminent

What Brings the Food that Brings the Whales?

Scientists investigate delicately balanced ecosystem off Alaska

Voyages into the Antarctic Winter

Pioneering cruises into the pack ice of the Southern Ocean reveal secrets of its fertile ecosystem

Life in the Arctic Ocean

A unique, complex food web is fashioned by distinctive species and environmental factors