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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 09:06

Good News Friday {US Gov. Action on Climate Change}

This week’s good news is that unlikely allies are working together to get the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to institute a national carbon tax. Environmental group Friends of the Earth... Continue Reading

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 08:42

{Wednesday Shout Out} Pay it Forward

Today’s shout out goes to Olivia, a 7th grader at Seattle Girls' School. As part of a school project, she is taking on the root problem for polar bears—loss of their sea ice habitat due to... Continue Reading

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 09:16

Good News Friday {Technology Edition}

We still think the number one thing we can do to cut our carbon emissions, and help save the polar bear's sea ice habitat, is reduce our use of fossil fuels, but our interest is piqued by new... Continue Reading

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 09:38

{Wednesday Shout Out} Project Polar Bear & Florida Second Grade

We have a lot of shouting to do this week!  First, big congratulations to our two top-scoring teams in our Project Polar Bear contest: Lideres Great White Polar Bears from Sanchez Charter... Continue Reading

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 00:15

Is She or Isn’t She?

During the summer months, I sometimes join a tourist expedition that cruises into the icy waters north of Svalbard. Whenever we meet a polar bear on these trips, there are certain questions... Continue Reading

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 09:58

Good News Friday {Churches Stand on Carbon Cuts}

Religious leaders are speaking out about the need for immediate action on climate change, seeing it as a moral imperative. A group of bishops is calling on the Anglican church to divest its... Continue Reading

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 09:04

National Bike Month: Pedal for Polar Bears

Polar bears can’t ride bikes, but you can. And there is no better time to start running errands or commuting via bicycle than May—National Bike Month.  National Bike Month is a chance to... Continue Reading

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 12:55

Love on the Sea Ice

It’s that time of year again, when polar bears are on the lookout for mates. Despite decades of studying polar bears we only have very few (if any) well-documented observations of wild polar... Continue Reading

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 09:18

Good News Friday {Ag Emissions Cuts}

We often think of transportation emissions as one of the biggest contributors to global warming, and they are. In fact, we just issued our Transportation Challenge on Earth Day to bring... Continue Reading

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:52

Pull the Plug on World Penguin Day

Saturday, April 25, is World Penguin Day and we are celebrating our favorite flightless birds by pulling the plug. While polar bears and penguins live at opposite ends of the Earth, they have... Continue Reading

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