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January 18, 2011

01:53

Polar bears are in the news a lot these days. With a habitat literally melting away as global temperatures increase, they've become the poster animal of climate change. But is it possible for polar bears to survive the next hundred years? Do we even want to live in a world where they don't exist?

Science in Seconds examines the past, present and future of these noble creatures.

Host: Brit Trogen

Photo credits: National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, public domain

References:

http://news.discovery.com/animals/polar-bear-evolution-warming.html

http://climateresearchnews.com/2010/03/polar-bears-survived-previous-global-warming-periods/

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35650398/ns/technology_and_science-science/

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101215133312.htm

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Chris Buzon on January 18, 2011
I was expecting this to be a really sad blog, so - thanks Brit! You made me happy.

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