Ice fjords, lifeblood for polar species, at risk in melting Arctic

A road sign warning of the possible encounter with polar bears on the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Picture taken on August 24th. Temperatures in the Arctic region are rising twice as fast as elsewhere on the planet, posing a serious threat to the ecosystem.(AFP/Pierre-Henry Deshayes)AFP – The Svalbard archipelago near the North Pole is already seeing the dramatic effects of global warming: the mercury is rising twice as fast as elsewhere on the planet, posing a serious threat to the ecosystem.

Ice fjords, lifeblood for polar species, at risk in melting Arctic (AFP)

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