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Polar Bear

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.

Global Warming Very Real to Baby Seals, Baby

Neil Wagner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Climate change spares no one. Not even the adorable.

PHOTOS: Tiny Polar Bear Cub Saved After Mother Unable To Care For Him

AP | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish zoo says a month-old polar bear cub is being raised by humans after his mother failed to produce enough milk to ...

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Polar Bear Eats Cub; Cannibalism May Be On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

Cannibalism is not a part of polar bears' M.O. The animals normally refrain from feasting on their own kind. But desperate times apparently call f...

One Critical Reason to Cut Global Warming Pollution Now: The Amazing Polar Bear

Kassie Siegel | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

Polar bears fasting on land lose about two pounds per day, and it's not clear how much longer it will be before the ice freezes and bears here can go back out onto the ice to hunt seals.

Tell Your City Leaders: Join Call for Action on Climate Crisis

Kassie Siegel | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Kassie Siegel

We've got to get national leaders off the dime. Here's one way: When city leaders speak out, especially in large numbers, Washington tends to listen.

Norway: Polar Bear Makes Unexpected Boat Visit

AP | Posted 11.04.2011 | Weird News

OSLO, Norway -- A Norwegian boat crew recently had an unexpected wake-up call when a full-grown polar bear climbed aboard their anchored ship for a 30...