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As sea ice melts, agency says harm to walruses not proven

How well walruses cope with less sea ice is at the heart of a legal fight over whether walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them an added protection against human encroachments.

A northern sense of place

At the Denali Science School, a three-day program put on by National Park Service rangers and Alaska Geographic instructors, Fairbanks sixth-graders are learning more about the oversized peninsula on which they live.

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