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By Imogen Calderwood

Sir David Attenborough has spoken out about "heartbreaking" examples of plastic pollution that were documented while filming for his new series, Blue Planet II.

Attenborough, the broadcasting legend who brought the world Planet Earth, revealed that teams had recorded seabirds feeding their chicks with scraps of plastic, in the documentary series that will focus on how our oceans are changing.

A serious change has been the dramatic rise in plastic pollution.

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Polar bears are increasingly threatened by rising temperatures in the Arctic. As sea ice melts, the bears are losing their habitat and finding fewer bases from which to hunt for seals, their main food source.

Check out this video from BBC Earth, where a starving polar bear attacks a seal, but is quickly forced to pursue her prey underwater. Narrator David Attenborough explains how climate change is draining bears of their reserves, creating a crisis that "can't go on forever."

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