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New Research: Polar Bears' Seal Diet Hasn't Changed...Their Body Condition Is Best After Sea Ice Breaks Up

New Research: Polar Bears’ Seal Diet Hasn’t Changed…Their Body Condition Is Best After Sea Ice Breaks Up

The perspective that polar bears  are endangered by global warming because reduced sea ice limits their seal-hunting opportunities is contradicted by observations of (a) polar bears thriving (body condition) during melt season, and (b) no trends in reduced seal consumption by polar bears in the 21st century. From the 1880s to 1940s, the Arctic’s Beaufort […]

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