This is the second year in a row that freeze-up of Western Hudson Bay ice has come earlier than average. Movement of tagged bears and reports by folks on the ground in WH show some polar bears are starting to hunt seals on the sea ice that’s developing along the shore. It’s unlikely that a […]

via W Hudson Bay freeze-up earlier than average for 2nd year in a row, polar bear hunt resumes — polarbearscience

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Photo By Heather Genovese “In July 2017, I had a fantastic opportunity to spend a week in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, for an exciting photography adventure,” says Heather Genovese. “It was my first time visiting Alaska, and I immediately fell in love with the lush, pristine landscape. One of the many highlights of the […]

via Daydreaming by Heather Genovese. — Old Guv Legends

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

via Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

“A world without elephants is like a world without oxygen.” —Turkana member of Kenya Wildlife Service, in the film Walking Thunder. I don’t want to live in a world without elephants, lions, tigers, rhinos, or polar bears. Or mosquitos, for that matter. It’s not just about the large mammals known in conservation circles as “charismatic […]

via Imagine a World Without Elephants—or Lions, or Tigers, or Polar Bears — Weather Menders

Earlier this year, Wolf Patrol reported on the abusive practice of hound hunting for coyotes in Wisconsin and Michigan. One of the hound hunters whose Facebook videos we published of dogs fighting coyotes, bears and raccoons was Paul Robiadek from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. On September 16, during Michigan’s bear season in Mackinaw County, […]

via Bear Hunter’s Hounds Lose to Michigan Wolves in Bloody Forest Fight — Wolf Patrol