Polar bears face starvation and reproductive failure as climate warms, WWF says

December 2, 2014 8:50 PM

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Polar bears face starvation and reproductive failure as climate warms, WWF says

Polar bears will be facing a new kind of problem as the century winds on according to scientists. New data shows that polar bears that were once considered safe in the archipelago – which is north of the Canadian mainland – is considered a place that could see serious loss of life for polar bears by the end of the century.

The data suggests that as the ice breaks up amongst the 30,000 islands it will put the population of polar bears that live in this region seriously in jeopardy. To give some perspective, the scientists also believe that the population of polar bears that exist in this region are roughly a quarter of...

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