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200 Reindeer starved to death as climate change hits Arctic Island

R Sinduja

News Editor

Climate Change has hit hard yet again. Over 200 reindeer of Arctic Island have died of starvation on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. Carcasses of wild deer were found in the Arctic islands by the Norwegian Polar Institute researchers. Scientists have blamed climate change for the cause. Approximately 1 million of the 8 million estimated numbers of animal and plant species are now on the verge of extinction.