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Distribution of polar bear populations in the Arctic
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Worldwide there are thought to be 22,000-27,000 polar bears (Ursus maritimus)in 20 separate populations. They can be found in the United States, Canada, Russia, Greenland and on the Arctic islands of Norway.