The polar bear who died of climate change

 

A lack of sea ice, caused by global warming, meant the bear was unable to hunt seals and starved, according to an expert who had been monitoring the animal in Svalbard, Norway.

A male Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) starved to death due to climate change, Svalbard, Norway

This 16-year-old male polar bear died of starvation resulting from the lack of ice on which to hunt seals, according to Dr Ian Stirling, who has studied polar bears for almost 40 years with the Canadian Wildlife Service and the University of Alberta. (Click image to read more)
Ashley Cooper/Global Warming Images
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