Newly documented population of polar bears in Southeast Greenland sheds light on the species' future in a warming Arctic

Scientists have documented a previously unknown subpopulation of polar bears living in Southeast Greenland. The polar bears survive with limited access to sea ice by hunting from freshwater ice that pours into the ocean from Greenland’s glaciers. Because this isolated population is genetically distinct and uniquely adapted to its environment, studying it could shed light on the future of the species in a warming Arctic.

This post was originally published on this site

Lawyers Lookup - LawyersLookup.ca