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Ridiculously Cute Polar Bear Cub Makes A Splash With Public Debut

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.17.2016 | Science

It seems like only yesterday that we were cooing over newborn polar bear Nora. But here she is, just over five months later, making her public debut ...

A Tragic Story Emerges From the Frozen North

Julia Orr | Posted 01.04.2016 | Green
Julia Orr

Mysterious, powerful, dangerous and stunningly beautiful, the polar bear, currently in danger of extinction due to climate change, evokes fascination and awe. They are one of the most iconic and legendary animals to grace this planet.

Polar Bear Cub Sleeps And Dreams With Cuddly Toy In Adorable Clip

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.12.2015 | Science

This adorable polar bear cub just couldn't get to sleep without her cuddly toy. The 5-week-old was caught on camera snuggling into the plaything insid...

Precarious Ark

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 10.16.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The title is a bit of a sledgehammer. Would you guess that The Annihilation of Nature: Human Extinction of Birds and Mammals is a beautiful thing?

Moving South Towards Open Water

Katlin Bowman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Science
Katlin Bowman

Living conditions outside the cozy confines of our ship are harsh at best, but amazingly we've had a number of wildlife encounters over the past two weeks.

Kate Sheppard

Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan May Have A Walrus Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shell's plan to drill in the Arctic this summer has met plenty of opposition from environmental advocates. But it might be the walrus th...

On International Polar Bear Day, Hope for an Iconic Species

Geoff York | Posted 04.29.2015 | 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 explore.org 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 migr...

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 ...

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 belov...

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...

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.