black holes and gray matter. in one thousand tangos.

             
Without intervention feeding (flown-in seal meat), we’re going to lose polar bear populations to global warming.


Ultimately, even flown-in food may be insufficient for some populations, assuming climate trends continue. That could mean moving low-latitude bears further north and putting more bears in zoos to preserve genetic diversity so that when the ice returns, a healthy polar bear population can be restored.
“The problem for polar bears is that we might be talking hundreds or thousands of years before sea ice actually comes back in the full context of what we have today.” [photo]
Without intervention feeding (flown-in seal meat), we’re going to lose polar bear populations to global warming.

Ultimately, even flown-in food may be insufficient for some populations, assuming climate trends continue. That could mean moving low-latitude bears further north and putting more bears in zoos to preserve genetic diversity so that when the ice returns, a healthy polar bear population can be restored.

“The problem for polar bears is that we might be talking hundreds or thousands of years before sea ice actually comes back in the full context of what we have today.” [photo]

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