Skimpy sea ice linked to reindeer starvation on land

Warmer water may trigger inland rain storms, forming ice that animals can’t crack to graze

reindeer rumps

DRIVER’S SIDE VIEW  Reindeer on Russia’s Yamal peninsula give nomadic herders their livelihood from sledge transportation to fur and meat. Changing ice patterns out at sea may disrupt this traditional lifestyle.

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