Svalbard's polar bears and the effects of climate change – in pictures

Rising temperatures and increasing ice melt are transforming the island’s of Svalbard in Norway’s high arctic. The WWF-Canon and Norwegian Polar Institute Arctic research expedition 2014 looks at how the polar bear population is adapting to the effects of climate change

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Last updated on 11 December 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway)
Region: 
Atlantic Ocean
Threats: 
Climate Change
Species group: 
Marine mammals