Polar Bear (IMAGE) University of British Columbia Okanagan campus Caption Polar bears are listed as a species of 'special concern' in Canada. Their numbers are declining from the combination of losing habitat and feeding opportunities (related to climate change). Credit Evan Richardson Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.