Clams' Climate Secrets Prove Elusive in the Arctic

This is the third is a series of three posts from researchers’ expedition to northern Norway. Read others in the series here.

As fieldwork drew to a close last week off the northern tip of Norway, stormy seas flattened to a silvery smoothness and hungry fulmars swam about our fishing boat waiting for juicy leftovers. All we had to offer, though, were dead shells.

The team of scientists I accompanied had still not achieved one of its prize goals: the discovery of live, deep-water clams

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