Swedish scientists ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Arctic fox population

Arctic foxes are doing well in Sweden but climate change will be a challenge for their survival, scientists say. (iStock)
Scientists are currently doing an inventory of the Arctic fox population in Sweden.

It shows that the iconic foxes are doing well but that a number of challenges for their survival lie ahead.

Listen to the report to hear why scientists are cautiously optimistic.

Related stories from around the North:

Finland: River ice and white hares: Finnish scientists study signs of climate change in nature, Yle News

Iceland: Scientists puzzled by right whale’s appearance off Iceland, CBC News

Norway: Arctic fox’s rapid journey from Svalbard to Northern Canada stuns researchers, The Independent Barents Observer

United States: In death, beached humpack whale offers clues, research samples, food, Alaska Public Media

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