U.S. Geological Survey
Newly-released USGS information from 9 recent studies presents relationships of polar bears to present and future sea ice environments.
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Predicting the Future Distribution of Polar Bear Habitat in the Polar Basin
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Forecasting the Range-wide Status of Polar Bears in the 21st Century
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