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Fram Strait

Caption: Photo of the German research vessel Maria S. Merian moving through sea ice in Fram Strait northwest of Svalbard. The research team discovered the water there was the warmest in at least 2,000 years, which has implications for a warming and melting Arctic.

Credit: Credit: Nicolas van Nieuwenhove (IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel)

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