Biologists Concluding Field Research on Polar Bears, Global Warming

Bilologist Eric Regehr Checks a Polar Bear
Biologist Eric Regehr Checks a Polar Bear

Photo by Fish and Wildlife Service

Biologists just wrapped up more than a month of field work on polar bears in the Chukchi Sea. The bears who live on the icy waters off Alaska’s Northwestern Coast haven’t been carefully studied in more than a decade. Scientists want to look at how the population is being affected by global warming.

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

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