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Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 29, 2016 0

Scientists can now measure individuals’ direct contributions to global climate change—and the results are staggering. According to a recent paper published in the journal Science (yes, that’s “science”), lead author Dirk Notz calculates that

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2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

WWF December 7, 2016 0

This article was originally published in WWF’s Thin Ice Blog In mid-November, I spent a week in Churchill on Canada’s Hudson Bay Coast. It’s one of the most popular places for viewing polar bears,

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Video: What’s Warming the Earth—Explained

Video: What’s Warming the Earth—Explained

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2016 1

“July 2016 was the 379th consecutive month with temperatures at least nominally above the 20th-century average,” says the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. July 2016 was also the 40th July in a row of

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How to Get Face-to-Face With Polar Bears in the Wild

How to Get Face-to-Face With Polar Bears in the Wild

Julie Waggoner September 16, 2016 0

Do you dream of seeing polar bears in the wild? When you’re considering trip options, why settle for a tour where you’ll be peering at polar bears in the distance? You deserve an intimate

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Polar Bear Alert in Greenland | Olaf’s Corner

Polar Bear Alert in Greenland | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 8, 2016 1

The three sets of polar bear footprints on the tundra slope in east Greenland were very fresh. Two sets belonged to a pair of younger cubs and the third larger set was their mother’s.

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Praying Bear

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Praying Bear

Kendal Bower August 12, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a polar bear out of Churchill, Manitoba. Photographer Kim Petersen photographed the bears

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