Polar bears in Svalbard archipelago are inbreeding due to sea ice loss
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Polar bears in Svalbard archipelago are inbreeding due to sea ice loss

Polar bear in Svalbard archipelago Shutterstock/Ondrej Prsicky Global warming is causing Arctic ice to melt, which means archipelago-based Polar
Study of voles on Arctic island advances knowledge of small-mammal population dynamics
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Study of voles on Arctic island advances knowledge of small-mammal population dynamics

An East European vole on Spitzbergen island. These animals were introduced to Svalbard islands in the last few decades. Their presence gives
How a Norwegian island is already living our climate change future
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How a Norwegian island is already living our climate change future

Summer view of Longyearbyen, Svalbard Arterra Picture Library/ Alamy Svalbardans still talk about July 2020 a year later. Longyearbyen is the largest