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Spring sea ice prediction for next year off Newfoundland: extensive ice coverage

Reblogged from PolarBearScience, originally published 3 December 2015. EATEN – my new polar bear attack novel – is set in Newfoundland 2025 for a reason. I wondered: what if sea ice coverage 10 years from now is as high or higher than it has been for the last two years, with inevitable positive effects on […]

Hungry polar bear attacks: why my novel “Eaten” is set in early March

Originally posted on polarbearscience:
As I’ve pointed out previously, polar bears are leanest – and thus, hungriest and potentially the most dangerous to humans – at the end of winter (i.e. March). That is why the unexpected prospect of hundreds of lean and hungry polar bears coming ashore in early March hunting available human prey…