Is there a greater danger to seals, porpoises and whales than Japanese whalers?
Yes there is? The newly discovered parasite coming from the melting Arctic ice!
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The Minke Connection
It sounds like something out of a bad science-fiction movie: polar explorers boldly forge ahead in a world of slowly melting ice, only to accidentally uncover and resurrect a deadly pathogen during the course of their research. Except in this case, it’s real life, and the victims are seals, not fictional scientists. It’s the result of global warming, which is changing the epidemiological landscape for both animals and people around the world.
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