As arctic ice thins, which is linked to the acceleration of climate change, the animals move ashore, ravenous. They scavenge, sometimes coming into contact with human populations. They’ve been feasting on trash, but what they really need is “high-fat prey.” Uh oh.
Original Title: A ‘mass invasion’ of polar bears is terrorizing a remote Russian island. Climate change is to blame.
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