07.15.2022

Arctic sea ice still quite abundant for early summer

“Despite rhetoric to the contrary, there is still plenty of sea ice over Arctic regions this summer, supplying feeding platforms for polar bears, ice-dependent seals, and walrus cows nursing their young calves. Forget about whether the numbers are below or above some short-term average, there is no catastrophe in the making for marine mammals in the Arctic at this time.”

Originally published here by Polar Bear Science on 14 July 2022.

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