arctic

Polar Bear Swims Nine Days to Find Ice

Yesterday I read a story that broke my heart.  The LA Times reported that researchers have tracked a female polar bear that swam for nine days – nonstop — across the Beaufort …

Polar Bear in Churchill

Polar Bear Tours for Everyone

When I found out that National Wildlife Federation was sending me to the polar bear capital of the world to do some work on polar bears, I was pretty excited. …

Polar Bear

Protect the Arctic Refuge for Good!

December 6th marks the 50th anniversary of the Arctic Refuge, which polar bears, arctic foxes, migratory birds and other wildlife depend on for their survival.

You Can’t Rewind an Oil Spill

By Larry J. Schweiger You can’t rewind an oil spill but you can put a pause to the next one.  Arctic ocean drilling is a mistake for wildlife.

Decade of 2000s Warmest on Record

In a bit of irony, Winston Churchill praised his famed enemy German Field Marshal Rommel as “a skillful opponent” and a “great general.” Should similar words of “praise” go to …

Safeguarding Fish In a Warming World – The Warming Arctic

On Thursday, the Obama Administration approved the Fishery Management Plan for the fish resources of the Arctic. The plan prevents the expansion of commercial fishing into large areas of the …

Arctic Ice Has Shrunk to Record Low

New satellite images have shown that Arctic sea ice has shrunk to the smallest size on record, down to 1 million square miles from 1.5 million square miles in 2005. …

An Arctic Tale

If you are concerned about the polar bear, walrus, and other wildlife of the Great North, An Arctic Tale is a must-see movie. Released last week in movie theaters, this …

Scaling Mountains: The Big Guy and the Monster

My friend, Justin, just climbed Denali and the official expedition name was “Big Guy and the Monster”. And Denali is, indeed, a monster! Seeing Justin’s amazing summit pictures made me …

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

  |   May 18, 2006

Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-‘in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Rick Bass Sierra Club Books 164 pp., $19.95 With gas prices climbing, oil executives hope …

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