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Expert to explain why climate change no hoax to polar bears

In this June 15, 2014, file photo, a polar bear dries off after taking a swim in the Chukchi Sea in Alaska. (Brian Battaile / U.S. Geological Survey)
In this June 15, 2014, file photo, a polar bear dries off after taking a swim in the Chukchi Sea in Alaska. (Brian Battaile / U.S. Geological Survey)

ENVIRONMENT -- Polar bear scientist Steven Amstrup will present a free program, “Polar Bears and Climate Change” on today, 7 p.m., at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarters, 6021 E. Mansfield in Spokane Valley, sponsored by the Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club.

For a preview of what he'll be talking about, read my Sunday story on the scientist and his lifelong work with the white bears of the arctic.




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