“This is a dramatic and disturbing event. It shows that we are losing remarkable features of the Canadian North that have been in place for many thousands of years,” Vincent said. “We are crossing climate thresholds, and these may signal the onset of accelerated change ahead.”
This is very Bad News for Polar Bears (& other living things)
If that’s not bad enough, polar bears also have concentrated PCBs (and other toxins) in polar bear mother’s milk. But the worst news of all is the fact that Polar Bear Genitals are Shrinking.
If you like to garden but don’t care about polar bears or any of the other troubling news found in the links about, you should know that the hardiness zones have changed. You can watch an animated map of the changes here.