WJ| The polar bear, swimming from ice floe to ice floe in search of food, has become the symbol of climate change. They’re all going to die and it’s all your fault! Now, sit down for a spell and listen to Greta tell you how you’re not supposed to take a plane.
It may surprise you that the polar bear isn’t threatened with extinction. It’s vulnerable, but not threatened. That doesn’t mean the people of Ryrkaypiy in Russia might not bear a secret wish that it was. That’s because the Arctic Circle hamlet is being threatened by 56 of them.
According to the U.K. Daily Mail, life in the remote town has pretty much stopped because of the bears.
“All public events have been cancelled and children were given extra protection as they travel to and from kindergarten and school,” the Daily Mail reported Friday.
“Special bear patrols are trying to stop the ‘hungry’ bears entering residential areas. more here