Arctic polar bears “face near-extinction within decades” warn scientists – BBC News
Arctic polar bears are facing near extinction by the end of the century, if the sea ice they depend on continues to disappear.
That’s the stark warning from a new study looking at the long term future of the bears.
Greenhouse gas emissions are contributing to the rapid melting of the polar bears’ frozen hunting grounds. Huw Edwards presents BBC News reporting from science correspondent Victoria Gill.