Saturday, 22 December 2018

As Polar Bear Attacks Increase in a Warming Arctic, a Search for Solutions

Yale Environment 360
An almost ice-free Northwest Passage, Aug. 2016.
Photo by NASA.
With sea ice reduced, polar bears in the Arctic are spending more time on land, leading to increased attacks on people. Concerned Inuit communities want to increase hunting quotas, but researchers are testing new technologies they hope will reduce these often deadly confrontations. Details here.

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