Summer berries can't replace seal blubber for polar bears, say researchers

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 09:11 in Earth & Climate

The food polar bears consume when they're living off the ice doesn't give them much more energy than if they were eating nothing at all. A new study disputes the contention that the bears could adapt to a shorter ice season by eating more land-based calories.

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