Alaska’s foremost polar bear expert talks about the effect of the retreating ice on bears
The single biggest threat to polar bears is decline to their habitat that’s likely to occur because of Global Warming
Research Wildlife Biologist, Alaska Science Center, USGS, Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Amstrup talks about Polar Bear science and managing bears as the pole warms up and the ice retreats.
Dr. Amstrup takes some time out in his office on the campus of the University of Alaska in Anchorage to talk about how polar bear research has moved from questions of hunting bears to climate change.