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

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 12:43

Good News Friday {U.S. Supreme Court Ruling, Risky Business Report, White House Progress}

It’s Friday and that means it’s time to review the positive news from the past week concerning action on climate change—momentum that is good news for polar bears and countless other species... Continue Reading

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:59

Why Do Polar Bears Do What They Do?

It’s close to that time of year again when the polar bears of Hudson Bay move ashore for the summer, which means it’s also time to look back on a very interesting year of tracking our... Continue Reading

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 15:21

Good News Friday {Net Zero Emissions, Nations Cooperate}

Momentum is growing for action on climate change, with increased cooperation among nations and a shift to solutions-oriented agreements. We share this and other encouraging news in this week... Continue Reading

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 08:58

Polar Bear Attacks

People often think of polar bears as big, vicious, but beautiful creatures. We spoke with bear attack expert Tom Smith to find out how likely a polar bear attack really is and what can be... Continue Reading

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 08:16

Good News Friday {Investing in Renewable Energy}

Renewable energy is a practical and efficient way to cut carbon emissions causing global warming. Today we tell you about three ways people and countries are shelling out money to make it... Continue Reading

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 16:05

When to Go?

The adventure continues for our polar bear scientist as he weighs whether he can wait out the weather... I’m only helping out on this project and I don’t have any students depending on the... Continue Reading

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 13:45

Weather, Wind, and White-outs

The adventure continues for our two polar bear scientists... We try yet again. Talking to the weather office on the satellite phone (how did we ever do this type of work before technology?),... Continue Reading


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