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Arctic animals have features that help them thrive in a harsh environment. But the reverse is also true: many of these creatures depend on Arctic conditions to survive.

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For World Oceans Day we've brought together 10 top resources related to the health of our oceans

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I am responsible for development and maintenance of a fisheries standard, particularly those parts that deal with impacts of fishing on non-target and endangered species. I also work on trying to make the assessment process more efficient so more fisheries and stakeholders can effectively engage in the program.

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Mercury pollution from southern Canada can travel all the way to the Arctic. There, mercury can impact aquatic food webs, and all the species who depend on them—including humans.

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The MSC is a global NGO that uses fisheries certification and eco-labelling to safeguard the world's oceans and seafood supplies. My job is to make sure the science behind the program is engaging and accessible to all.

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By studying lake mud, scientists can go back in time to a lake’s natural state. This helps them understand how human activity and environmental change have impacted the lake over time.

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As a research scientist, my job is to discover and study plant diseases that affect agricultural plants. Our ultimate goal is to reduce their impact on our ability to grow abundant and safe food.

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I help develop, implement and track green initiatives at the manufacturing facility where I work.

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This Featured Topic has resources on many different aspects of radiation, from the types of radiation we are exposed to naturally on Earth to the radiation astronauts experience in space.

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Learn about what chemicals make tomatoes taste good and how researchers are using genetics to understand how we can make grocery store tomatoes taste great again. (4:12 min.)

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