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Figure 1 shows a colour snapshot of the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Species Tracker online dynamic map showing the travels of some polar bears around Svalbard. The map shows Svalbard in white and ocean in blue and five different coloured polar bear icons and their associated tracks. One bear has travelled extensively around the western Svalbard coastline (over the land and ocean areas), one a short distance in the north western inland region, and one around the northern coastline moving from the land to the ocean. For the other two bears the tracks are very short. The text to the right of the map states that the Norwegian Polar Institute studies and tracks these polar bears with the support of WWF and gives tag numbers for four of the bears.

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