VIDEO: Follow a team of biologists on an expedition to track and collar polar bears in the Russian Arctic.
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It is estimated that one third of the world’s polar bear population is located in Russia. However, not much is yet known about their migratory patterns. That’s why researchers from Polar Bears International, WWF Russia, and A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution are utilizing radio tracking technology to follow polar bears onto the sea ice and to study any effects climate change and melting ice may have on their existence.
Read more on their efforts to count Russia’s polar bears.
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See How They Track Polar Bears in Russia | National Geographic