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Welcome to the archives of Arctic Deeply. While we paused regular publication of the site on September 15, 2017, and transitioned some of our coverage to Oceans Deeply, we are happy to serve as an ongoing public resource on the Arctic. We hope you’ll enjoy the reporting and analysis that was produced by our dedicated community of editors contributors.

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David W. Shaw

David W. Shaw is a science writer, photographer, guide and wildlife biologist living in Fairbanks, Alaska. Between travels, he can be found exploring the mountains and forests of his home state, poking under mossy rocks, and chasing birds with a pair of binoculars. Find out more about Dave and read his compelling science and natural history blog at

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