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Alaska Polar Bears

Officials Baffled Over Polar Bears' Fur Loss

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska polar bears are losing their fur and U.S. Geological Survey scientists don't know why. In the past two weeks, nine of 33 ...

Experts Baffled By Polar Bear Fur Loss

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska polar bears are losing their fur and U.S. Geological Survey scientists don't know why. In the past tw...

Big Oil Sues Feds Claiming Polar Bear Habitat Too Large

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska petroleum industry trade group has sued the federal government over its designation of 187,157 square miles as polar b...

Drilling Could Face New Restrictions As Feds Set Aside Polar Bear Protection Zone

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is setting aside 187,000 square miles in Alaska as a "critical habitat" for polar bears, an action that co...