Russia islands emergency over polar bear 'invasion'

A remote Russian region has declared a state of emergency over the appearance of dozens of polar bears in its human settlements, local officials say.

BBC

Last updated on 10 February 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Russian Federation
Region: 
Arctic
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Species: 
Ursus maritimus
Species group: 
Marine mammals