Climate-driven Change in Eating Habits Behind Drop in Mercury Accumulation for Polar Bears, Finds Study

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Polar bears are consuming less harmful mercury in their diet not because there’s less of the toxin in the environment, but because climate change is altering the way the bears forage for food, new research has found.

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