Not many get to see polar bears in the wild. Most who do take a Tundra Buggy tour, riding in giant tank-like buses. Others see the bears from the decks of cruise ships plowing through the Arctic Oceans. But very few ever actually walk among the bears.
When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild. Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.
Unless you're living in the Maldives and your island is sinking, it is difficult for subtle changes in weather to motivate people to modify their consumption habits or to vote in a way that may address the problem.
Yes, this is turning into a mutant species horror movie. We, the people, are being biologically changed, by chemicals that disrupt our endocrine and neural development.
If you're feeling sad for you and your kids and the many delightful hours you spent watching Gus in his plate glass cell, take a moment to mourn the life he lead for your enjoyment. And then celebrate that he is finally free.
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Here is just a bit of what we've learned in recent years about some of the things that the science community thinks climate change is going to negatively affect, or even ruin.
Last week, President Obama made strides to combat global warming by checking pollution from power plants, cracking down on inefficient appliances, and...
What do polar bears, orangutans, the Walt Disney Company, Cheetos, recycled fundraising schemes and corporate shakedowns have in common? It's just another day on the social activism front.
At a recent international meeting to protect species from international trade, Canada pressured countries to oppose a proposal supported by both the U.S. and Russia to prohibit international trade in polar bear parts and products.
Watching the planet's animals in motion offers a front-row view on an age-old drama where the marvels of adaptation are on stage.
What if your doctor diagnosed your grave sickness but then refused you medicine? That's basically what's happening to wildlife threatened by climate change.
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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.
Sure, we'd seen polar bears in the zoo. But nothing prepared us for the sheer magic of watching the King of the Arctic in its natural realm.