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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 …

Obstructing Action from Global Warming’s Ground Zero

Alaska has been called the poster state for global warming. Winter temperatures have already risen 6 degrees. Sea ice that protects coastal villages from winter storms forms a week later …

One of These Things is Not Like the Other

If I gave you a panther, a polar bear and a bar-tailed godwit, and gave you 30 seconds to figure out which animal is not like the other, you could …

New Study: Shrinking Sea Ice Shrinks Polar Bear Population

  |   July 7, 2009

A new study calls on Canada to re-examine its policies toward polar bear protection. Bob Weber of the Canadian Press reports: A major international report says the increasingly rapid loss …

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