As Polar Bear Attacks Increase in Warming Arctic, a Search for Solutions

As sea ice melts, polar bears in the Arctic spend increasingly more time on land, leading to dangerous conflicts with people. While Inuit communities and conservationists are at odds on how to manage the bears, researchers are developing technologies to reduce fatal conflicts. Patrols and the use of BEARDAR, a radar system that spots the animals on the landscape, have shown some promise.

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