Polar Bears Will Be Extinct in Western Hudson Bay by 2040

June 8, 2010 by  
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photo: James Seith Photography via flickr Back in 2004 there were only about 936 polar bears in the Western Hudson Bay part of Manitoba. Now researchers say that the increasing length of the ice-free season in the region means that a tipping point will soon be reached, which means the polar bears will decline over the next 30 years to a point where too few remain to sustain a viable breeding population. …

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Polar Bears Will Be Extinct in Western Hudson Bay by 2040

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