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In photos: Polar bear research on Svalbard
Ringed seals feel the heat
While we often hear about the plight of the polar bear in popular news and media, we rarely hear about the effects a rapidly warming Arctic is having on their primary prey, the ringed seal.
Breaking out of the ice
After a successful morning of capture work yesterday, two adult males and one adult female, we decide to head back west.
The first bears
The capture mission last night was successful- one recaptured female who was fitted with a fresh satellite collar and one large male.