Polar Bear cubs drowning due to melting ice

Polar Bear on the pack ice

A recent study by the US Geological Survey together with the WWF showed an increase in cub mortality due to the longer distances they have to swim with their mothers in search of ice and/or land. Another result of the melting ice and changing climate.

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Author:Arjen Drost

Arjen is a Polar ecologist, nature photographer and full time expedition guide on expedition cruise ships in both Polar regions. With his pictures and stories he likes to show the beauty of these very fragile and threatened places.

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