Polar bear numbers seen declining a third from Arctic sea ice melt

Reuters Environment reports on a polar bear study and its findings that were presented by Kristin Laidre at a panel discussion during the America Geophysical Union’s 2016 Fall Meeting. Satellite data documenting melting sea ice in the Arctic can also forecast polar bear population.


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