Rising Temprature forces Polar bears to move northward in search of more favorable conditions

January 9, 2015 4:01 PM

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Rising temperatures and shrinking habitat are forcing the polar bears to move to the far north of Canada where sea ice is plentiful and thicker. The two main problems which are causing the furry animals to move further up north are lack of suitable conditions and the instability prevailing in the eastern and southern parts of the Arctic.

Scientists belonging to the United States Geological Survey have been analyzing the genetic construction of polar bear populations and observed that an increasing number of these animals are inching towards the Canadian archipelago. This migration towards colder regions, according to them, started i...

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