Study: Polar bears swimming more as sea ice retreats

"Recent studies indicate that swimming may be energetically costly to polar bears," said study author Nicholas Pilfold.
 

Last updated on 25 April 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
Greenland (Denmark)
Russian Federation
Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway)
United States of America
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Species: 
Ursus maritimus
Species group: 
Marine mammals