polar bears

You Can’t Rewind an Oil Spill

The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat.

Shell Oil Threatens Polar Bear Habitat

  |   May 19, 2010

The iconic polar bear already faces many threats- from melting sea ice, shrinking food supply, and climate change. The polar bear was even listed as a threatened species is 2008. …

United Nations Rejects Ban on Bluefin Tuna Exports and International Polar Bear Trade

Yesterday, on March 18th, 2010, the United Nations rejected a proposal to ban export of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. This U.S.-backed proposal was defeated after major lobbying by the Japanese. …

Can You Imagine a World Without Polar Bears?

By: Larry J. Schweiger Can you imagine telling your kids and grandkids about a world where there used to be polar bears? National Wildlife Federation’s new report Double Trouble for …

Double Trouble for Polar Bears

When it comes to polar bears, the Department of Interior can't seem to decide whether it wants to help or hurt the species. One day the agency takes dramatic steps …

Greetings from Copenhagen!

Goddag!  ( = Danish for "Good Day!") I am sooooo excited and humbled to be writing from Copenhagen, Denmark, where I have the honor of serving as a Youth Delegate …

Two New Threats to Polar Bears & How You Can Help

We’re learning some alarming new data about just how fast polar bear habitat is melting away in the Arctic Circle.

Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Released

Last week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services released their yearly assessment of plants and animals that are candidates for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The good news is …

Good News for Polar Bears

The Department of Interior gave the polar bear some relief yesterday by proposing to designate over 200,000 square miles of the polar bear’s melting ice habitat and other habitat as …

Progress on Protecting Polar Bears

Some good news for polar bears today. The Interior Department has sent a proposed habitat rule to the White House for review, bringing the threatened polar bear one step closer …

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