Whiteman will talk about how polar bears have coped with warmer temperatures and reduced ice every summer in the Arctic Sea, and whether they will continue to cope in the face of a changing climate. Whiteman studied the physiology, nutritional state and behavior of polar bears for two summers.
Whiteman, John, "Meltdown: How polar bears are functioning in the changing Arctic" (2014). UW-NPS Hank Harlow Summer Seminar Series 2014. Paper 2.