A polar bear picture on the wall in a tourist boat sailing along the Svalbard coast.
Norway’s polar bear population lives in and around Svalbard. Any global warming will affect the around 3000 polar bears in the area.
Svalbard (formerly known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole.