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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. …

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

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 …

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