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14th Sep 2015

This picture of a polar bear shows the dramatic effects of global warming

Heartbreaking stuff

Alan Loughnane

We hear a lot of talk about climate change and its long term effect these days, but amazingly, some people claim that it’s just a myth.

This image of a starving polar bear in the Arctic was captured last month but has been garnering a lot of attention over the past couple of days from the media since.

Wildlife photographer Kerstin Langenberger captured this shocking photo of a deathly thin polar bear as it struggles to capture food in the melting icecaps.

It shows the effects of climate change better than we could ever explain it…

For tourists and wildlife photographers, the main reason to come to Svalbard is to see polar bears. And yes, usually we…

Posted by Kerstin Langenberger Photography on Thursday, 20 August 2015