Melting Arctic: Hungry bears threaten tourist town in Canada

Melting sea ice from climate change means the bears are spending more time foraging on shore and endangering humans.

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    Every year, tourists from all over the world go to the northwestern Canadian town of Churchill, to see polar bears migrating to their hunting grounds on Hudson Bay.

    But melting sea ice due to climate change means the bears are spending more time foraging on shore and endangering humans.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports.


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