Polar bears stuck on land longer as ice melts, face greater risk of starvation, researchers say

Polar bears, unable to thrive on land in Canada’s Hudson Bay, are facing greater risk of starvation as Arctic ice melts and they endure longer ice-free seasons, researchers said.  In a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, researchers said they’d hoped polar bears might adapt to longer ice-free seasons by behaving like their…

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