Without Sea-Ice there are no Polar Bear – Without Sea-Ice there is no Fresh, Nutritious Algae
As we reported in IReallyAppreciateScience.com , without Sea-Ice there is no platform to support Polar Bear. Polar Bears have gone unreported in the Chukchi/Bering Sea region for over 4 years. To the point that even guide tours on the ice flows have ended.
A quick view of the Sea-Ice evolution, above, indicates this without words, really.