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How disappearing sea ice has put Arctic ecosystem under threat

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An adult polar bear hunting for seals on the melting pack ice in the Arctic. Photograph: Alamy

From algae to fish and polar bears, the loss of habitat caused by global warming is affecting the food chain

March 4, 2017 — In a few days the Arctic’s beleaguered sea ice cover is likely to set another grim record. Its coverage is on course to be the lowest winter maximum extent ever observed since satellite Continue reading How disappearing sea ice has put Arctic ecosystem under threat