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Despite Arctic warming, bowhead whales—once nearly extinct—have rebounded, thanks to conservation

In some rare good news from the top of the world, bowhead whale populations have rebounded and are nearing pre-commercial whaling numbers in US waters.


Surprisingly, the whales’ recovery has actually accelerated as the Arctic warms, according to an update on the species published this week by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/12/bowhead-whale-arctic-recovery-scientists

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