Justin’s whole body pained as he watched this starving polar bear at an abandoned hunter’s camp, in the Canadian Arctic, slowly heave itself up to standing. With little, and thinning, ice to move around on, the bear is unable to search for food.

via A Polar Bear’s Struggle by Justin Hofman, US — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

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THIS BLOG TAKING A HOLIDAY BREAK…

until January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays! We wish all was well with the world’ wild animals…unfortunately not.

Interesting summary and informed perspective from Nunavut News that’s worth a read on the issue of polar bear management in Nunavut (29 November 2018: “Inuit, Western science far apart on polar bear issues”). “Nirlungayuk said the predictions made by Western science for the polar bear populations in western Hudson Bay and Baffin Bay were, in […]

via Inuit and Western science are far apart on polar bear issues in Nunavut — polarbearscience