Scientists turned into a surprising conclusion when a 43-foot gray whale was spotted off the Israeli town of Herzliya previous year. The conclusion: It should have wandered across the usually icebound route beyond Canada, where warm weather had temporarily opened a clear channel three years before.
Scientists have as well discovered planktons in the North Atlantic where it had not existed for at least 800,000 years.
The whale’s odyssey, whose species lives in the Pacific, and the amazing look of the plankton points out a migration of species through the Northwest Passage, a perturbing indication of how global warming is . . . → Read More: Climate Change and Global Warming Cause Oceanic Migrations