By D. B. Stewart, D. G. Barber (auth.), Steven H. Ferguson, Lisa L. Loseto, Mark L. Mallory (eds.)

In Arctic Canada, Hudson Bay is a website of serious exploration background, aboriginal tradition, and an enormous marine desert assisting huge populations of marine mammals and birds. those contain probably the most iconic Arctic animals like beluga, narwhal, bowhead whales, and polar bears. a result of demanding situations of carrying out box examine during this sector, the various mysteries of the place those animals circulate, and the way they can continue to exist in such probably inhospitable, ice-choked habitats are only now being unlocked. for instance, are polar bears being changed by way of killer whales? This new info couldn't be extra salient, because the Hudson Bay area is present process quick environmental swap as a result of international warming, in addition to elevated pressures from business improvement pursuits. rather less Arctic brings jointly the various world’s best Arctic scientists to offer the present country of data at the actual and organic features of Hudson Bay and particularly the ecology of marine flora and fauna to focus on what details is needed to higher comprehend and adapt to the alterations underway, and to forecast what's going to take place to marine natural world of this great inland sea within the future.

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