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 […]
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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. […]
Millions of salmon spawn each year at Kuril Lake in the southern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, attracting large numbers of brown bears. Marco noticed how curious these two brown bears were and was able to capture the moment when they both stood up on their hind legs to watch what he was doing. The […]
Brown bears in Alaska, lions in the Serengeti and pond turtles in the Philippines in this week’s pick of images from the natural world. This female bear seemed more interested in having her breakfast when she was approached by a male suitor in Lake Clark, Alaska. Photograph: Greg Morgan/Barcroft Media A reed parrotbill on Ganyu […]
We’re taking a break today until January 3, 2018, at which time we will again begin blogging on conservation related matters.
Thank you all for following us as we try to broadcast and re-broadcast the news that is important to our wildlife friends- we will continue to do this in the new year, eventually in a much more significant way.
Merry Christmas and Happy new Year!
Hope to see you back in January!