polar bears

Why Big Oil is Declaring War on Polar Bears – And How You Can Help Fight Back

It’s happening again – Big Oil is using deceptive tactics to confuse the public about climate science. And this time, the attack threatens polar bears.

Climate Capsule: “Catastrophic, In Fact”

In this week’s Capsule, Senator Durbin calls out Congress for avoiding discussion of global warming while they pass legislation to cut spending on programs that clean our air and water and attempt to reduce our carbon pollution. I don’t think they heard you…

Rowing To The Magnetic North Pole: An Expedition Brought To You By Global Warming

We might think of this as the expedition we hoped we would never see. Around August 1, a rowing  team led by Scottish adventurer Jock Wishart will leave from Resolute …

Climate Capsule: Turn Down the Heat

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wrong Pipeline, Wrong Oil Quote: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Economic Story of the Week: Energy-Saving LEDs , Unstoppable Editorial of the Week: Sizzle …

HEAT WAVE: Bad News (for) Bears, and Us!

The following is a guest post by NWF Senior Scientist Dr. Doug Inkley. This heat wave is bad!  The eastern U.S. is suffering through stifling heat and humidity, which have …

When Irish Eyes are Smiling They May Belong to a Polar Bear

Leprechauns, clovers and polar bears may have more in common than you think. According to DNA research, the big white animals may be able to trace their ancestry back to …

Polar Bears Keep Federal Protection

Global warming is threatening the survival of polar bears, and a U.S. District court judge agrees.  In his decision, he upheld their federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. As …

Antarctic Peninsula by Spenser Case

Sink or Swim: Sea Levels Rising Faster Than Expected

Polar bears aren’t the only ones who are suffing from the impacts of climate change. Rising sea levels are threatening coastlines and island nations across the world according to a …

The Fascinating Things About Creatures That Swim

With the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “animals that move us,” we have dedicated Wednesday to take a closer look at swimming.  Wildlife species of all kinds swim, and …

Amazing Video: Up Close and Personal with Polar Bears

CBS News’ 60 Minutes last night highlighted the work of John Downer, a British filmmaker who’s using his innovative techniques to capture breathtaking pictures of polar bears. Be sure to …

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