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Researchers Track Rise of Fresh Water in Arctic Ocean

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Researchers Track Rise of Fresh Water in Arctic Ocean

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Researchers Track Rise of Fresh Water in Arctic Ocean

Researchers Track Rise of Fresh Water in Arctic Ocean

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A study in the journal Science finds the volume of fresh water flowing into the Arctic Ocean from rivers in Asia and Europe appears to be rising. The phenomenon could have a transforming impact on currents and global climate by century's end. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.