Tag: ringed seal

November 3, 2021

TWS2021: Indigenous hunters teach researchers about seals

Conversations that researchers have had with indigenous hunters in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, have revealed information about where seal species are showing up and how climate change may impact them. By including...

October 29, 2021

TWS2021: Climate change may shift seal prey in Arctic

Climate change could change the number and location of fish that seals prey on in Hudson Bay by the end of the century, likely affecting seal populations. Past studies have...

February 7, 2019

Predictions of less snow may be bad news for ringed seals

Using  environmental conditions projected for ringed seals (Pusa hispida) in the Arctic, researchers found there may be less snow, which can spell bad news for the species. The seals rely...