Russia polar bear “invasion” in Novaya Zemlya sparks emergency declaration as climate change drives species into towns

A photo posted to Instagram on Feb. 10, 2019 by user @muah_irinaelis (Irina Elis)in the remote town of Belushya Guba, on Russia’s Novaya Zemlya peninsula, shows a group of polar bears looking for food. The region declared a state of emergency over a “mass invasion” of polar bears.  Instagram/Irina Elis A Russian Arctic archipelago on […]