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Unabated global warming is driving polar bears toward extinction, say researchers
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Unabated global warming is driving polar bears toward extinction, say researchers

The fate of polar bears has long been a flashpoint in the debate over human-caused climate change, used by scientists and environmentalists as well as deniers in their arguments

Snooze Fest! ESA explores hibernation tech to send astronauts to distant world, deep space
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Snooze Fest! ESA explores hibernation tech to send astronauts to distant world, deep space

Researchers are exploring new ways to lower the metabolic rate of astronauts by 75%, similar to some large hibernating animals like bears.

Polar bear invasion of Russian town ends after 10 days with help from authorities
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Polar bear invasion of Russian town ends after 10 days with help from authorities

Polar bears affected by melting Arctic ice are forced to spend more time on land to compete for food.

Polar bears take over Russian town, leave locals both delighted and terrified
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Polar bears take over Russian town, leave locals both delighted and terrified

Russian officials have a couple of options to handle it, but no immediate solution for now.

Allergies, polar bears and glaciers: 10 instances of climate change in action
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Allergies, polar bears and glaciers: 10 instances of climate change in action

You don't just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around.

Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies
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Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies

Five Russian meteorologists at a remote weather station in the Arctic are currently being besieged by about 10 polar bears for nearly two weeks on Troynoy island.