Polar bears found thriving despite lack of sea ice offer hope for species

Researchers say isolated group in south-east Greenland have clung on thanks to freshwater discharge from glaciers

Polar bears have become the furry face of the climate crisis, with experts suggesting the animals could be all but extinct in a matter of decades as the Arctic sea ice they hunt from melts away.

But now researchers say they have found a group of them in south-east Greenland who are surviving despite a lack of sea ice for much of the year.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/16/polar-bears-found-thriving-greenland-despite-lack-of-sea-ice-offer-hope-for-species


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