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An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« on: February 15, 2019, 07:44:52 PM »
Here’s an interesting story about several dozen Polar Bears meandering through populated areas of Russia. Apparently this sort of occurrence merits the declaration of an emergency.

http://time.com/5526741/polar-bears-russia/

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Re: An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2019, 10:02:45 AM »
More on the story.  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47185112

"People are scared, afraid to leave their homes, their daily routines are being broken, and parents are unwilling to let their children go to school or kindergarten," the deputy head of the local administration, Alexander Minayev, said.

With Arctic sea ice diminishing as a result of climate change, polar bears are forced to change their hunting habits and spend more time on land looking for food - which potentially puts them in conflict with humans.

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Re: An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2019, 07:10:38 AM »
I suppose they could capture them and rehome them away from people.
please tell me where I'm being / have been 'dishonest'? 
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Re: An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2019, 10:20:24 AM »
I guess one bear could play the mythical St. Baldrick and donate a wig to President Trump.
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Re: An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2019, 10:31:46 AM »
Poor old bears they will be just like foxes in a few years scavenging through your bins early in the morning ((

But don't worry humans don't have much time left either a few thousand years absolute max.. unless a big lump of rock about 130 miles  x 450 miles wide can speed up the process.. :laugh:
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Re: An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2019, 01:54:23 PM »
I suppose they could capture them and rehome them away from people.

 :thumbsup:

Probably the best option for everyone.
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Re: An Invasion Of Polar Bears!
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2019, 03:14:41 PM »
They are having the same problem in northern Canada, but the Inuit are saying it isn't because of global warming, there is just a s**tload of bears around now

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/13/polar-bear-numbers-canadian-arctic-inuit-controversial-report