Polar Bears

Time for play

Reuters<p>Posted at Jun 22 2018 08:47 AM<p>Share<p>Save<p>Aurora, an eight-year-old female polar bear, plays with a ball in a pool during a hot summer day at the …

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Plastic items remain favorite toys for bruins [by Nick Jans]<p>Load Bearing from Hawkeye Johnson on Vimeo.<p>Pack Creek offers visitors a chance to see …

Bears

Bear necessities: cooler home for S. Korea's last polar bear

SEOUL (AFP) -<p>The last polar bear kept in South Korea will be sent to Britain to escape the country's stifling, humid summers and live out his days in more appropriate surroundings, zookeepers said Thursday.<p>Tongki -- a 23-year-old male named after a Japanese cartoon character of the 1980s -- lives …

Wildlife

Walking is more efficient than thought for threatened polar bears

A polar bear plunges into the icy Arctic waters in search of firmer ice; its world, which was once a sea of white, is melting beneath its paws. …

Wildlife

Bear necessities

The only thing cuter than a polar bear is a polar bear cub — remember Knut in the Berlin zoo? And when there are two cubs and their brave mum, then …

Bears

Scientists put polar bears on a treadmill to test how efficiently they walk

Polar bears consume no more energy than similarly sized animals while walking, according to new research published in the Journal of Experimental …

The Arctic

Reptiles, ivory and polar bear carcasses seized in wildlife crime operation

A giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in millions of dollars’ worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 …

Wildlife

Polar bear carcasses, big cats recovered in global wildlife operation

The carcasses of two polar bears and 14 live big cats including tigers and lions were recovered by authorities in a global operation targeting wildlife traffickers, Interpol revealed on Wednesday.<p>The month-long operation codenamed “Thunderstorm”, which included authorities from more than 90 …

Wildlife

Treadmill tests show polar bears to be efficient walkers | Reuters.com

Polar bears consume no more energy than similarly sized animals while walking, according to new research which counters previous scientific thinking. The findings are important because Arctic ice shrinkage is forcing the creatures to travel further distances to hunt seals. Jim Drury reports.<p>▲ Hide …

Arctic Ice

Crocs could be harvested like Canadian polar bears

The Northern Territory could harvest crocodiles in the same way Canada harvests its polar bears, according to a state politican.<p>Independent member …

Wildlife

How global warming is affecting Canada’s polar bears

Some might consider the appearance of a polar bear at Newfoundland’s annual iceberg festival as an auspicious sign. Others might see it as the grave …

Global Warming

"Losing the Nobel Prize": A Q&A with Author and Astrophysicist Brian Keating

There are few awards that match the prestige and grandiosity of the Nobel Prize. Four years ago, a team of researchers announced a breakthrough …

Nobel Prize

"Polar Bear! POLAR Bear! POLAR BEAR!"

<i>Polar bear tracks, a few days old. The bear we spotted on the hill to the left most certainly laid these tracks when seal hunting.</i><p>Once around …

Sailing

Gearing up for grand challenges

Speed read<p>Computing speeds the research that helps scientists understand the rules of life<br>• Machine learning could help paralyzed patients control …

Machine Learning

GREAT POLAR BEAR

A year in the life of the majestic denizen of the far north.Originally published in 1996 as <i>The Great Crystal Bear</i>, with illustrations by William …

Die Hard

Help me protect the Polar Bears!!!

I am fundraising for World Wildlife Fund because I want to protect the future of nature of the Polar Bears.<p>Deforestation, climate change, water …

Wildlife

World's Northernmost Heli-Skiing Operation Has To Contend With Polar Bears While Skiing Unnamed Peaks

Weber Artic is the world’s northernmost helicopter skiing outfit and only company to offer helicopter skiing on Baffin Island. They offer a unique …

Nunavut

Cardi B falls for Paddy Power polar bear stunt

<b>Modish hip-hop chanteuse Cardi B made has been chastised on social media for believing betting company Paddy Power’s recent online advertising</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Oregonian

The Oregonian/OregonLive's videographer Jessica Greif won first place for video storytelling in the national Society of Features Journalism contest, …

Bears

The ceramic sleeping polar bear you didn’t know you needed

Available at Heath Ceramics showrooms<p>Polar bears? Yes. Tubby polar bears napping on their bellies? Yes, please. Tubby polar bears napping on their bellies <i>made by Heath Ceramics?</i> Faint.<p>Indeed, that’s what’s happening at Heath Ceramics. Tung Chiang, studio director at the Sausalito-based pottery …

Ceramics

Seeing red! Hamish the first polar bear born in UK in 25 years gets in a proper tangle with a traffic cone

• <b>Bear cub spotted at Highland Wildlife Park near Kingussie in Badenoch and Strathspey area of the Highlands</b>• <b><br>He picked up squashed cone in his paws and</b> …

Bear Cubs

Coming Out: A 50 Year History | Coming Out: A 50 Year History

Become a Member and support this KCET program.<p>Airdates<p>Upcoming Airdates<p>Popular Videos<p>The world’s largest land predator is under threat, and George is …

Los Angeles

Polar bears get too close for comfort in Nain, St. Lunaire-Griquet

A black bear and a polar bear both had to be put down in Nain over the weekend after coming into residential areas.<p>Simon Kholmeister, a volunteer …

Nova Scotia

Polar bear hitches ride on iceberg, visits coastal Newfoundland town

After people donned costumes for the polar bear dip Sunday morning in Raleigh, N.L., a real polar bear came ashore that evening in nearby St. …

Bears

South Korea’s Last Polar Bear Heading For Retirement... In Doncaster

He'll join the park's other polar bears - Victor, Pixel, Nissan and Nobby - in November.<p>JUNG YEON-JE via Getty Images<p>South Korea’s last polar bear is …

South Korea

Polar Bear Invades Norwegian Radio Station and Spends Hours Eating Food and Chocolate

We’ve all heard tales of some celebrity trashing the occasional hotel room. But a polar bear trashing a radio station? Now <i>that’s</i> new. Ιt was new even …

Bears

Fan Favorite: What's the Science of Invisibility?

Sure, invisibility is about Harry Potter cloaks and invisible inks. But it’s so much more than that, too! From the way butterflies see a secret world …

Harry Potter

Polar bear breaks into hotel store room, gorges on dark chocolate

A polar bear made his getaway after breaking into a remote hotel store room and feasting on dark chocolate.<p>Worker Malin Stark found the burglar …

Bears

Paddy Power says sorry for controversial polar bear campaign after social media backlash

The stunt drew outrage online, while Atomic creative partner Dave Henderson, in an opinion piece for <i>Campaign,</i> suggested the people behind it should …

Public Relations

NEWS: Nunavut raises hunting limit on Western Hudson Bay polar bears

Hunters in Nunavut’s Kivalliq region will be able to take another four polar bears this year, following an announcement today by Nunavut’s …

Northern Canada