Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on July 29, 2019 | In late June, one of the most powerful icebreakers in the world encountered such extraordinarily thick ice on-route to the North Pole (with a polar bear specialist and deep-pocketed, Attenborough-class tourists onboard) that it took a day and a half longer…

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