Featured Not “if” but “when”: Polar Bears could disappear from most of the Arctic in eighty years. On 20. Jul 202020. Jul 2020 By iqiceblogIn Allgemein, Arctic, Cryosphere, Global climate8 Comments Rapid emissions cuts could still ensure their long-term survival. Otherwise, some Arctic regions seem set to lose polar bears by 2080 – and all but a few populations could collapse by 2100, according to a new study.