The GREAT DECLINE “The disappearance of wildlife species is perhaps the most pressing and serious of all environmental problems, threatening the loss of valuable natural services and, as a result, undermining human well-being. The already accelerating rate of species loss is set to become faster still, as existing pressures arising from human population growth, expansion […]
Khutzeymateen Provincial Park, also known as K’tzim-a-deen Grizzly Sanctuary, is a wild, way-off-the-beaten-path land and marine park established specifically to safeguard grizzly bears and their habitat. Scientists estimate that about 50 grizzlies are protected by the no-hunting restrictions of the remote rain forest sanctuary. The only way to see the resident grizzlies is from a […]
Slowly, as I discover where to look, animal forms emerge: A lizard rests in the thin shade of a saxaul shrub. A saker falcon lifts off from a distant cliffside. Gerbils poke their heads from burrows. But many days pass before I finally lay eyes on the animal I crossed half a world to see: […]
Rising temperatures and increasing ice melt are transforming the island’s of Svalbard in Norway’s high arctic. The WWF-Canon and Norwegian Polar Institute Arctic research expedition 2014 looks at how the polar bear population is adapting to the effects of climate change. One of the big threats for polar bears today is the effect of climate […]
There is no question that two centuries of rapid expansion of human settlement and industrial development on this continent have been tough on grizzlies. They continue to face declining habitat and the impacts of policy decisions that are polluted by human interest and partisan priorities. The British Columbia government made two announcements in 2017 concerning […]
WHILE HUGGERS.CA IS RESEARCHED AND WRITTEN BY CANADIANS IT REALLY IS AN INTERNATIONAL SITE WITH INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE INTERESTS AND FOCUSES. WE ARE FOLLOWED BY PEOPLE FROM CANADA, USA, UK, IRELAND, THE NETHERLANDS, THE ARABIAN PENINSULA,INDIA AND MANY OTHER NATIONS.
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This video about Alaska is called The Land of Giant Bears. From Oregon State University in the USA: Great scat! Bears — not birds — are the chief seed dispersers in Alaska January 16, 2018 It’s a story of bears, birds and berries. In southeastern Alaska, brown and black bears are plentiful because of salmon. […]