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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ringed_seal

The ringed seal also known as the jar seal and as netsik or nattiq by the Inuit, is an earless seal .... Ringed seals reside in arctic waters and are commonly associated with ice floes and pack ice. The ringed seal maintains a breathing hole in the ...

alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/pr/ice-seals

Bearded and Ringed Seals; Ribbon Seals; Spotted Seals; Diseased Ice Seals; Co- ... Proposed Critical Habitat for the Arctic Ringed Seal under the Endangered  ...

nsidc.org/cryosphere/seaice/environment/mammals_seals.html

Ringed seals give birth in snow-covered lairs or directly on the sea ice surface. ... Many different species of seal live in both Antarctica and the Arctic, and life ...

ocean.si.edu/blog/ice-loving-seals-and-loss-sea-ice

Sep 24, 2013 ... Harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) are a prime example of why sea ice matters. These seals give birth to pure white pups on Arctic ice ...

thinkprogress.org/noaa-makes-big-move-to-protect-ringed-seals-from-climate-change-and-melting-ice-fbf8d6064450

Dec 3, 2014 ... Ringed seals depend on sea ice to give birth and raise their pups, but that ice cover is shrinking: minimum Arctic sea ice extent this year was ...

icestories.exploratorium.edu/dispatches/big-ideas/arctic-seals/index.html

The Arctic is home to several unique—and uniquely beautiful—seal species: ribbon seals, bearded seals, ringed seals, spotted seals, harp seals, and hooded  ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/01/120106-harp-seals-global-warming-sea-ice-science-environment

Jan 6, 2012 ... As global warming melts Arctic sea ice, harp seal babies are dying in record numbers, the first study of its kind confirms.

www.livescience.com/25802-ice-seals-get-endangered-species-protection.html

Dec 26, 2012 ... Six groups of seals threatened by shrinking sea ice are gaining new ... east — and three subspecies of ringed seals (Arctic, Okhotsk and Baltic).

blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/as-sea-ice-disappears-arctic-ringed-seals-could-get-largest-critical-habitat-ever

Dec 3, 2014 ... Arctic ringed seals (Phoca hispida hispida) could soon get a critical habitat more than twice the size of California within the Bering, Chukchi and ...