Thursday, August 11, 2005

UAF scientists discover new species in Arctic Ocean

University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists returning from a month-long exploration of the deep sea beneath the Arctic ice pack say the region is teaming with marine life, and have found species previously unknown to science. Scientists have long believed that species biodiversity is reduced in areas closer to the poles. But scientists say that may be because they haven't been able to look for marine life in the deep Arctic seas. Read on...


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