Sea ice is melting, no more hunting base for polar bears. Image: Pixabay
Polar bears are starving due to global warming

Polar bears appear to be even more vulnerable to the warming of their habitat than previously thought. New research has shown that these predators need 60% more meat than comparable mammalian carnivores. As the sea ice that polar bears use for hunting, is melting under their feet due to global warming, many animals do not manage to eat what they need: one adult seal or 19 newborn seals every 10 to 12 days. 

Read the full story: Nature
Scientific publication: science