Bears

Senate Votes to Allow Hunting of Grizzly Bears in Alaska Refuges

The U.S. Senate voted, mostly along party lines, on Tuesday (March 21) to abolish a regulation that prohibited certain types of hunting in Alaska …

Wildlife

Big money, big game: Trophy hunter donation under fire | Metro Vancouver

A Facebook photograph showing an American big game hunting group offering a $60,000 novelty cheque is just more evidence that in B.C. politics, money …

Grizzly Bear

Want to avoid black bears? Ditch bird feeders

The state Department of Natural Resources is warning residents who don’t want their back yards to become hotspots for black bears to remove a common …

Nature

The Republican War on Critters

Why does the GOP have it in for wildlife?<p>Why do Republicans in Washington, D.C., want to kill bear cubs and wolf pups?<p>I know, that line probably …

Wildlife

Congress backs bill to lift Obama limits on Alaska hunting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has approved a bill that would allow aerial hunting of grizzly bears and killing of bears and wolves near dens on federal lands in Alaska.<p>The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a measure that repeals an Obama-era rule on hunting on Alaska's 16 national …

Government

The Tragic Resolution Passed To Legalize Extreme Killing Methods Of Bears And Wolves In Alaska

Today, Jamie Rappaport Clark, President of Defenders of Wildlife, referred to as “another heartbreaking day,” with the tragic news that both the …

CBD Photo Gallery: Brown Bears beat up on Albany 13-5

Tuesday, March 21, 2017; Providence, RI; Brown Bears Marc Sredojevic (22) celebrates with his teammate after the Bears 13-5 victory over the Great …

America East

Exotic Animals Are Being Put on Display in a Chinese Mall – Sign Petition to Help Them!

What makes the zoo in the Grandview Shopping Mall in Guangzhou, China, the “world’s saddest zoo”? One look at the animals there brings an obvious …

Veganism

The Minimalist WWF Logo Concept That Caused Quite A Stir Among Designers

Rebranding is one of the most difficult challenges for an organization, especially if it already has a distinctive image and logo design that …

Giant Pandas

Tigers, leopards and pandas will be protected in China’s new national parks

China is moving ahead with plans for new national parks that will help protect species like Siberian tigers, Amur leopards and giant pandas.<p>Last year, the plans for four new national parks – one for each of the country’s main endangered species – were submitted to the government. It was announced …

Giant Pandas

Polar Bears and the Bounty of the Bone Pile

Poking its nose in our direction to sample the sharp October breeze, a juvenile polar bear – one of the two dozen foraging on the pile of bowhead …

Polar Bears

This Photographer Has Devoted His Life to Documenting Life for Polar Bears in Zoos – And It’s Not Pretty

For some, a trip to the zoo sounds like an enjoyable activity with friends and family. But any true animal lover knows the reality behind zoos. Zoos …

Polar Bears

No Snow, No Ice – Unforgettable images of polar bears without ice

A photographer has sent these extraordinary images of a snowless and iceless Alaska to both Barack Obama and Donald Trump to highlight the desperate …

Polar Bears

Will grizzly bears again roam the North Cascades?

Not long after Bill Gaines began working to rebuild the population of grizzly bears in the North Cascade mountains, he and others decided to investigate how many there once were and why so few remained.<p>What they learned, in the archives of the Hudson’s Bay Company, which trapped and traded grizzly …

National Parks

Porn Is Helping Giant Pandas Return to the Wild - Vice

<i>A panda in captivity engrossed in some panda porn.</i><p>In late 2012, a young panda named Tao Tao was released into China’s Liziping Nature Reserve. Born in captivity, Tao Tao is now being billed as the first successful reintroduction of a captive-born panda in history, mostly thanks to hot, steamy panda …

Giant Pandas

Grizzly bears waking up at Yellowstone National Park; visitors cautioned

A sure sign of spring in iconic Yellowstone National Park is the awakening of grizzly bears from hibernation.<p>The first confirmed sightings of 2017 …

National Parks

Alaska's national refuges are not private game reserves

The 16 national wildlife refuges in Alaska span the state from the remote Arctic on the northern edge to the volcanic Aleutian islands southwest of Anchorage. Across the refuges’ nearly 77 million acres, animal diversity abounds — ice worms and seabirds, black bears and grizzly bears, wolves, …

Alaska

'King' polar bear skull found in northern Alaska may solve mystery

Archeologists studying the existence of “king” polar bears find information on these bears elusive. There is little information available from the indigenous people in northern Alaska.<p>But scientists say that they recovered the fourth largest polar bear skull ever recorded after a storm in 2014, the …

Polar Bears

I Felt Bears That Carry Tiny Worlds On Their Shoulders

Jessie Cunningham is the artist behind Past Your Porchlight. Inspired by the beautiful Canadian nature, she creates plush bears with tiny worlds on …

Art

Backpacking in Bear Country

Bears are magnificent creatures and it can be exciting to see one—from an appropriate distance. When hiking or backpacking in an area inhabited by …

Camping

Bears are bigger killers than thought, gruesome video footage reveals

New technology could improve understanding of predator-prey relationships

Nature

Briefly Noted

<b>The New Odyssey</b><i>, by Patrick Kingsley (Liveright)</i>. This chronicle of the refugee crisis—since 2014, more than a million people from Africa, the Middle East, and beyond have tried to reach Europe—argues that it is largely a manufactured disaster, the result of insufficient political will. The author …

Polar Bears

Pornhub Is Employing A Very Unusual (And Sexy) Tactic To Get Pandas Mating For National Panda Day

Giants pandas may have recently gotten off the endangered species list, however their numbers still remain threatened and it doesn’t help that the species exhibits an unusually low sex drive. On average, male pandas spend 16 hours a day eating and the rest of their time sleeping, and as attractive …

Giant Pandas

Happy National Panda Day! Here’s a Cute Panda Video for Every Mood

Panda videos: They’re the Hallmark cards of the Internet animal kingdom. Whatever your mood, there’s a lumbering black-and-white ball of fluff to …

Giant Pandas

Polar bears are threatened by global warming - should subsistence harvest be allowed to continue?

Polar bears are among the most endangered mammals in the world, at serious risk of going extinct due to global warming and pollution. As ice melts, …

Polar Bears

Happy Panda Day!

What are black and white and having a special day on Thursday? Pandas!<p>Thursday is Panda Day, meant for celebrating the adorable, tumbling, …

Giant Pandas

WATCH: See What Black Bears Are Like When They Are Still Itty-Bitty

The host of Nat Geo WILD’s Pet Talk, David Mizejewski, recently stopped by PEOPLE with a special guest: Emily the black bear.<p>At just 6 weeks old, …

Wildlife

Polar Bear pitching

Here's a new way to promote your start-up: stand chest-deep in an ice-hole in Finland and make your pitch. The winner of this unusual competition will be rewarded with a trip to Silicon Valley - in sunny California.<p>You can find out more about European lifestyle and culture in our Euromaxx show. The …

Polar Bears

5 cool Canadian animals | Explore | Awesome Activities & Fun Facts

As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, there’s a lot to appreciate about our big, beautiful country. And that includes its wildlife. We’ve searched …

Polar Bears

Polar bear lunges at child over a toy penguin

A young girl at a Missouri zoo learned firsthand that while polar bears may seem cute and friendly, they’re still dangerous animals. While the child …

Polar Bears