Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:24

Good News Friday {Chinese Electric, Indian Smart Cities, US Renewables }

From Chinese investment in electric vehicles, to Indian smart cities, to renewables in the U.S., we cover it in this week’s Good News Friday. It’s the time we talk about good things happening... Continue Reading

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 08:16

Good News Friday {Renewable Energy}

It’s all about energy this week—using less nonrenewable sources, using more renewables, and getting green energy to the people. It’s Good News Friday; the time we talk about good things... Continue Reading

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:31

{Wednesday Shout Out} Kids for Polar Bears

On occasional Wednesdays, we like to give a shout out to people who are doing good things for polar bears. We often get donations and letters from young people who are concerned about the... Continue Reading

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 09:56

Black Flies and Polar Bears: Repairing the Cape Churchill Tower

The bugs were ferocious. The weather was hot. But summer was the best time to stage a repair of the Cape Churchill tower in Wapusk National Park, and so our director of field operations, BJ... Continue Reading

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 10:23

Good News Friday {Texas Wind, French Bill, UK Coal to Solar}

From Texas, to France, to the UK, wind, solar, and other renewable energies just keep growing. We share this and other encouraging news in this week's Good News Friday round-up: • Known as... Continue Reading

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 14:18

Polar Bears from Space

Polar Bears from Space might conjure up images of a bad 1980s sci-fi flick, but our team—which included the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Minnesota, the Government of Nunavut, and... Continue Reading

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 09:14

Good News Friday {Western Carbon Cuts, Green Buses}

From plans for a carbon trading system in Washington, to proof California can be totally powered by renewable energy, to green buses in London, we cover it in this week’s Good News Friday. At... Continue Reading

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 13:31

Help for Arturo

We have heard from a number of concerned people from around the world asking what can be done to help Arturo, a polar bear living at the Mendoza Zoo in Argentina. Although we have not seen... Continue Reading

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 11:39

Studying Polar Bears In Svalbard, the Norwegian Arctic

Editor's note: The Norwegian Polar Institute has been conducting a long-term annual monitoring study of polar bears in Svalbard since 1992. A key focus of the research includes understanding... Continue Reading

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 08:44

Wednesday Shout Out: myActions

Join us in a big hurrah for a new crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo designed to empower kids to help stop climate change. The campaign was launched by myActions, a social enterprise focused... Continue Reading


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