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Deep sediment cores retrieved from the Bering Sea floor indicate that the region was ice-free all year and biological productivity was high during the last major warm period in Earth's climate history.
During the most recent period in Earth's past with a climate warmer than today, the tropical Pacific was in a stable state of El NiÃ±o-like conditions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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