The bears have been used as the symbol of global warming by many (such as by Greenpeace) and they are indeed in peril if the climate changes. The glaciers are withdrawing and the sea ice declining, affecting the habitat, food supply and the bears’ hibernation and breeding. It is still possible to see polar bears in the wild, but in a worst case scenario they may in the future only be seen in pictures and stuffed.


Norway’s polar bear population lives in and...
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