Windsor-made Polar Ice vodka has released a run of limited edition “bear-less” bottles to increase awareness about the declining population of polar bears in arctic Canada.
Lack of sea ice is making it more difficult for polar bears to find food. “When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realise what it looks like. Bears are going to starve to death,” said Nicklen. “This is what a starving bear looks like.”
A boatload of tourists in the far eastern Russian Arctic thought they were seeing clumps of ice on the shore, before the jaw-dropping realisation that some 200 polar bears were roaming on the mountain slope.
New tests have found a wide range of previously undiscovered contaminants in polar bears around Hudson Bay.
The Trump administration’s draft environmental impact statement proposes to greenlight the dangerous drilling plan, which would be a first for federal waters in the Arctic.
Macabre remains of six slaughtered polar bears, ‘beheaded with their skins removed’, now under criminal investigation.
Vanishing sea ice reduces the polar bears’ ability to hunt seals, which could result in more hungry animals.
Scientists have found less mercury in the bodies of a group of bears they studied in recent years. The catch is, it’s likely because they’re having to find new sources of food as their normal hunting grounds — the ice of the southern Beaufort Sea — melt away. So they’re …
A new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Wyoming found that increased westward ice drift in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas requires polar bears to expend more energy walking eastward on a faster moving “treadmill” of sea ice….
Polar bears are ditching seafood in favour of scrambled eggs, as the heat rises in the Arctic melting the sea ice. A changing coastline has made it harder for the predators to catch the seals they favour and is pushing them towards poaching goose eggs…
A leading expert in the field of polar bear research says it’s only a matter of time before Newfoundland and Labrador’s bear population begins to decline….
Federal wildlife officials on Monday called climate change the biggest threat to the survival of the polar bear and warned that without decisive action to combat global warming, the bears would almost certainly disappear from much of the Arctic…