Sensing food, a polar bear sniffs the air near the Arctic Sunrise in northern Greenland. The bear stayed in the area for nearly 10 minutes before leaving to hunt a seal in the distance. The loss of the sea ice on which the polar depends threatens its ...

Image | August 1, 2009

Sensing food, a polar bear sniffs the air near the Arctic Sunrise in northern Greenland. The bear stayed in the area for nearly 10 minutes before leaving to hunt a seal in the distance. The loss of the sea ice on which the polar depends threatens its existance.