A polar bear on exhibition in a shop in the town of Longyear, Svalbard.
Norway’s polar bear population lives in and around Svalbard. Any global warming will affect the around 3000 polar bears in the area.
Svalbard (formerly known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole.
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