A leading authority on polar bears has said that rapidly melting arctic ice could lead to the extinction of the animals in the wild within the next three decades.
The comments were made this week by Nikita Ovsyannikov, who leads Russia’s Wrangel Island polar bear reserve. He told reporters from the Canadian newspaper the Edmonton Journal, “It is worse for Russian polar bears than the bears in Canada or Greenland because the pack ice is retreating much faster in our waters.”
It is very sad news Ruth!
Thanks for posting this.
So many people won't believe it until it happens. That's the saddest part of all.
Hey Steph, I wish I could see people acting in time but I just can't. Most people won't sacrifice for people--I just can't see them sacrificing for polar bears. I sure hope I'm wrong though.