effects of Global warming are nowhere more evident than on the banks
of Hudson Bay where the winter's freeze is happening later and later.
It is essential that the winter freeze comes early so that the ice
pack can form to enable the bears to move north and hunt seal. The
nutrients and blubber from the seal enable the bears to survive
the long, harsh Northern winter. Many bears are falling victim to
starvation and many have resorted to killing cubs in order to survive.
polar bears at Cape Point in 2000 numbered about 1200. In 5 short
years, that number had dwindled to 950