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Arctic Sea Ice Day

Every year, the polar bears of Western Hudson Bay are forced ashore in summer when the sea ice melts.

We’ve created a new earth awareness day, Arctic Sea Ice Day, on July 15, to call attention to sea ice loss in the Arctic and how we can help reverse this trend. We chose July 15 because the breakup on Western Hudson Bay was historically in mid-July, with considerable natural fluctuation between years. Now the breakup is over three weeks earlier, on average, than it was in the 1980s.
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