iOS app Android app

"Polar Bear"

On International Polar Bear Day, Hope for an Iconic Species

Geoff York | Posted 02.27.2015 | Green
Geoff York

For polar bears and for all of us, the world is starting to come together, with peer pressure, a drop in the cost of renewables, and a growing recognition of the need to take action all playing a role.

Watch Polar Bears Live On Camera As They Wait For The Big Freeze

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green

Video from It's Polar Bear Week again! That means it's time to indulge in hours of a polar bear live-stream during the annual bear mi...

'World's Saddest Bear' Won't Be Moved, Argentine Zoo Says

AP | PABLO ASTIE and ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

Arturo, the only polar bear in Argentina, living in captivity at a zoo in Mendoza, 650 miles west of Buenos Aires, is pictured at his enclosure on F...

Petitioners Unite To Save 'World's Saddest Bear' From Argentine Zoo

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green

Arturo, known as the "World's Saddest Bear," spends his days in allegedly "deplorable conditions" at an Argentine zoo. But thousands of petitioners ar...

Expedition Photography (for Beginners!): 9 Tips for Better Travel Photos

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Still daunted by settings and white balance, I shot in auto mode but I did try and pay attention to composition and create images that would help me tell a story.

Sleeping With the Enemy

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

"Green Is Good," T.D. Max's story mostly about The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the May 12 New Yorker, starts out covering TNC's current strategy to partner with big polluters to get them to mitigate in the interest of their own bottom lines.

WATCH: We Can Almost Feel These Cubs' Excitement

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

When this mother polar bear emerged from her den in northern Manitoba, Canada, wildlife videographer Andrew Manske captured her twins' apparent excite...

WATCH: Baby Polar Bear Introduced To Snow For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

Toronto Zoo's newest resident, an almost three-month-old polar bear cub, is winning the hearts of viewers everywhere. One of three males born on No...

WATCH: Baby Polar Bear Taking His First Steps Will Make Your Day

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Cue the squealing and cooing! Here's a video of a baby polar bear taking his very first steps -- wobbles and all: The cute-as-a-button cub was ...

PHOTOS: The Polar Bear Plunge On Coney Island

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of brave bathers rang in 2014 with a plunge into the icy ocean off Coney Island. Members of the Coney Island Polar Bear an...

Millions of Seeds Saved for Humanity

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

Should a natural disaster strike, or should human error launch a cataclysmic event (on purpose or not), the vault would act as a safe-deposit box containing the seeds no longer available in traditional seed banks.

WATCH: First Polar Bear In The NBA?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

While it may be some time before he's able to hit three-point shots, this polar bear captured on camera at the San Diego Zoo appears well on his way t...

PHOTOS: Remembering Gus, The Central Park Zoo's Beloved Polar Bear

Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

Today is a sad day for animal lovers across the nation: Gus, the Central Park Zoo’s beautiful polar bear, has died. Gus, Central Park Zoo's b...

Polar Bear Attack Survivor: 'I Gambled And Nearly Lost'

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 08.23.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Maine -- A Maine man who survived a polar bear attack in Canada said that going into the park unarmed was a risk he was willing to take, but...

5 Amazing, Little-known Facts About Well-known Animals

Carly Brooke | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Carly Brooke

Polar bears, sloths, sharks -- these are well-known animals found in our popular culture that most people would admit to having at least a bit of knowledge about. However, there's always more to discover. These are some wildly fascinating, yet little-known facts about a few of our favorite creatures.

WATCH: Australia's First Baby Polar Bear In 30 Years

Posted 06.10.2013 | Green

The first polar bear cub born in Australia in nearly 30 years has started to growl and open its eyes. The unnamed cub was born on May 9 at Sea Worl...

'The Job Requires Good Polar Bear Spotting Skills'

AP | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Do you enjoy the outdoors and have strong vocal cords? If so, Norway might have a summer job for you: three weeks in the Arctic ...

WATCH: Unbearably Cute Polar Bear Cub

Posted 03.02.2013 | Green

Here's to a super-cuddly start to the long-awaited weekend. On Friday, an adorable polar bear cub made her public debut at the Buffalo Zoo, tickli...

If Not in the Wild, Would You See a Zoo Polar Bear?

John Gunter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
John Gunter

One thing we've always been acutely aware of is that travel to and in Canada's north can be prohibitively expensive. At the same time, we are passionate about people experiencing this incredible part of the world.

Mom To The Rescue!

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

Polar bears may have a reputation for ferocity, but moms will be moms. In this video, taken from the RRS James Clark Ross during a scientific voyag...

LOOK: Polar Bear Twins!

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.15.2012 | Green

A pair of twin polar bear cubs born at an aquarium in China have celebrated their first 100 days on earth. Born March 5 at Tianjin Haichang Ocean Worl...

WATCH: Man Swims With Polar Bear

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green

In a video that's both nerve-wracking and beautiful, Mark Dumas swims with an 800-pound polar bear like it's nothing out of the ordinary. The exper...

Not the Change Polar Bears Need: President Obama's Polar Bear Extinction Plan

Kassie Siegel | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

More than two-thirds of these amazing animals, including all the polar bears in Alaska, will likely be gone by 2050. So it boggles the mind that the Obama administration announced plans to reissue a Bush-era regulation that limits protections for polar bears under the Endangered Species Act.

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 ...

The Arctic: A Journey Of Epic Proportions

G Adventures | Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel
G Adventures

Each day of the journey brought unpredictable thrills and excitement. And it wasn't just the landscapes that floored me.