French woman is mauled by a polar bear after it wandered into a tour group’s campsite on remote Norwegian Arctic island

French woman is mauled by a polar bear after it wandered into a tour group’s campsite on remote Norwegian Arctic island

A French woman has been mauled by a polar bear which had wandered into her tour group’s campsite on a remote Norwegian Arctic island. The tourist was part of a tour group of 25 people camping at Sveasletta, in the central part of the Svalbard archipelago, more than 500 miles north of the Norwegian mainland. […]

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Petition: Arctic Animals Movement Patterns Shifting Due to Climate Change

Petition: Arctic Animals Movement Patterns Shifting Due to Climate Change

A study funded by NASA has recently determined that wildlife in the Arctic are responding to climate change in different ways. This has researchers worried that entire ecosystems could be disrupted. “The Arctic is showing more extreme indications of climate change,” said study co-author Gil Bohrer. The team analyzed data from the Arctic Animal Movement […]

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Listening to marine mammals is helping scientists understand Arctic impacts of climate change

Listening to marine mammals is helping scientists understand Arctic impacts of climate change

A 4-year bioacoustic study of marine mammals in the northern Bering Sea will help scientists track the impacts of global climate change on Arctic ecosystems. Researchers with WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), Columbia University, Southall Environmental Associates, and the University of Washington wanted to understand how seasonal variation in sea surface temperatures and sea ice affect […]

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