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Polar bears and sea ice

Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2013

In this extended interview, find out about the relationship polar bears have with sea ice.

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The polar bears in Swalbard, an Arctic archipelago that is a part of Norway, use and rely on the sea ice there to hunt and mate.

Jon Aars of the Norwegian Polar Institute explains all to Saving Species' Brett Westwood.

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