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UntitledThe world set a second straight record for global temperatures in 2015, topping 2014’s mark by a wide margin, climate scientists confirmed Wednesday.

Source: It’s Official: 2015 Is the Hottest Year on Record | VICE News

imrs.phpIcebergs fertilize the Southern Ocean with iron and lead to blooms of marine phytoplankton, new research finds.

Source: The surprising way that huge icebergs slow down climate change – The Washington Post

IMG_0796-600x400An increase in dead or starving common murres has expanded beyond coastal communities and into urban areas in recent weeks. An Anchorage bird rehabilitation center that usually sees one or two murres a year has gotten 20 this month — all were starving.

Source: Starving sea birds pop up in Anchorage, Mat-Su | Alaska Public Media

UntitledA storm system is sweeping through the Arctic, bringing spring-like warmth to the pole and strong storms to the United Kingdom, which is causing heavy flooding.

Source: There’s a Heat Wave Going on in the North Pole — And That’s Not Good News | VICE News