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Polar bears could vanish from Canada's Hudson Bay if temperatures rise 2C

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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An international team of scientists said Thursday that polar bears faced local extinction in Canada’s Hudson Bay by mid-century if global warming exceeds limits set under the Paris climate accords. Climate change has sharply increased the number of days where Arctic sea ice is too thin for polar bears to hunt seals. That forces them to spend longer stretches ashore without their main food source. Using models, researchers considered how future rises in global temperatures could hit ice thickness in Hudson Bay and in turn, the fate of its iconic...

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