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One Planet: Climate Change Could Starve Polar Bears Into Extinction By 2100

Sep 7, 2020


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're discussing the impacts of the climate crisis on polar bears.

Climate change is heating up the Arctic faster than anywhere else in the world and according to a new study in the Journal Nature Climate Change, without drastic reductions in greenhouse emissions, polar bears could be starved into extinction by 2100. What's being done to save the polar bears?

Guest:

Dr. Steven Amstrup, chief scientist for Polar Bears International

Web Resources:

Polar Bears International

University of Toronto: Most polar bear populations likely to collapse by end of century if global warming continues

National Geographic: Polar Bears Really Are Starving Bcause of Global Warming, Study Shows

The Guardian: Most polar bears to disappear by 2100, study predicts