Arctic passageways let species mingle

Melting ice is opening route for Pacific and Atlantic creatures to invade each other’s waters

northern gannets

WRONG OCEAN Northern gannets are just one of the species with a stray individual or more suspected of journeying through the melting Arctic to new territory.

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