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December 17, 2014

Polar bear fortunes vary across the Arctic

Sea ice changes are key to polar bear health and numbers.  Only one of the evaluated groups is increasing. Several are stable; a few are already declining

2014 Arctic Report Card: Visual Highlights

The latest installment of NOAA's Arctic Report Card confirms that Arctic air temperatures are rising at more than twice the rate of the planet as a whole. This collection of images highlights some of the key changes in physical and biological conditions in the Far North.

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