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By Kenneth Richard on 5. September 2022
Abundant polar bear remains dating to 8000 to 9000 years ago have been found on Zhokhov Island, which is today surrounded by year-round sea ice (even in summer). This Arctic latitude (76°N) is too cold and thus too ice-covered for polar bears to inhabit today. During the Early Holocene CO2 concentrations ranged between 255 to […]