What happens when the Bering Sea’s ice disappears?

Record low sea ice in 2018 sent ripples through the entire Arctic ecosystem

a camera sitting on a melt pond

MISSING ICE Cameras, like this one, set up in the Chukchi and Bering seas, record how much light reaches through the melt ponds that sit atop sea ice. More light means more algal blooms grow below the surface.

K. Frey

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