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By Seth Borenstein And Mark Thiessen The Associated Press

Climate change diet: Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bears

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Some polar bears in the Arctic are shedding pounds during the time they should be beefing up, a new study shows. It’s the climate change diet and scientists say it’s not good.

They blame global warming for the dwindling ice cover on the Arctic Ocean that bears need for hunting seals each spring.