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Polar bears invade small island in northern Russia, causing an emergency warning

Islands in northern Russia faced a crisis last weekend after a group of polar bears invaded the region. Officials in Novaya Zemlya issued an emergency warning for the small town of Belushya Guba, leaving residents scared to venture outside of their homes. Photos of polar bears invading garbage heaps surfaced over the weekend, while school officials say they have spotted the animals near buildings and homes in the area. Authorities claim they have seen polar bears enter the town in the past but ...
Tags: Design, News, Animals, Russia, Global Warming, Arctic, Endangered Species, Polar Bears, Novaya Zemlya, Zhigansha Musin, Belushya Guba


Polar Bears Have Invaded a Russian Outpost, and They’re Hungry

Bears on the Novaya Zemlya island chain halted a seasonal migration to congregate near a military outpost, in a possible omen of climate change.
Tags: News, Russia, Global Warming, Polar Bears, Novaya Zemlya, Arctic Regions


Polar bears besiege Russian islands

We tend to think of polar bears as beautiful but elusive animals that very few of us will be lucky enough to ever see in person. But for the people of Novaya Zemlya islands, a remote Arctic archipelago in Russia, polar bears are not mysterious enough these days. Dozens of bears have besieged the islands, which are home to just 3,000 people. Belushya Guba, the archipelago’s main settlement, has declared a state of emergency after spotting 52 bears and reporting incidents of bears chasing peop...
Tags: Travel, Russia, BBC News, Polar Bears, All, Murmansk, Novaya Zemlya, Murmansk Russia, Belushya Guba, Irina Elis, Vigansha Musin, Alexander Minayev


Russian Authorities Declare State of Emergency After 'Mass Invasion' of Polar Bears in Remote Settlement

Russian authorities have declared a state of emergency in the remote, sparsely populated Novaya Zemlya islands in the Arctic Ocean, the BBC reported this weekend, after “dozens” of polar bears whose food sources are limited due to climate change started rooting through homes and other buildings near the settlement of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Animals, Russia, Environment, Bbc, Conservation, Polar Bears, Bears, Arctic Ocean, Novaya Zemlya


Tests for Oil in Arctic Refuge Won’t Happen This Winter, Officials Say

The decision to delay seismic testing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska signals at least a temporary victory for groups that oppose oil exploration there.
Tags: News, Environment, Alaska, Polar Bears, Interior Department, Sierra Club, Trump, Bureau of Land Management, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Federal Lands, Fish and Wildlife Service, Wilderness Areas, Kaktovik (Alaska


Adorable Tundra Animals – The Canadian Arctic Comes to Life

Tundra animals of the Canadian Arctic are fascinating. How do species manage to thrive in extreme conditions reaching temperatures of minus 50 degrees? We've been lucky enough to travel to the Arctic a few times and we've also had the privilege of visiting some pretty special wildlife sanctuaries to get up close and personal with tundra […] Read the original post Adorable Tundra Animals – The Canadian Arctic Comes to Life on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Canada, Arctic, Polar Bears, Travel Photography, Quebec, Wolves, Caribou, Soft Adventures, Ontario, Manitoba, Churchill Wild, Elk, Arctic Fox, Parc Omega


Watch a wild polar bear trying to break into the box protecting a BBC filmmaker

BBC videographer Gordon Buchanan is on a mission of observing and filming a family of polar bears for one of his latest project. So, he came as close to the animals as possible – but one of the bears decided to get even closer. In this video shared by BBC Earth, you can see the […] The post Watch a wild polar bear trying to break into the box protecting a BBC filmmaker appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Animals, Inspiration, Bbc, Wildlife, Polar Bears, Bears, Gordon Buchanan


Interior Dept. Moves Toward Selling Oil Leases in Arctic Refuge

A draft report issued Thursday is a key step toward allowing drilling in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, potentially ending decades of protections.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Alaska, Polar Bears, Interior Department, Caribou, Bureau of Land Management, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, United States Politics and Government, Drilling and Boring, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Nature Reserves, Arctic Refuge, Interior Dept Moves Toward Selling Oil Leases


In the Blink of an Eye, a Hunt for Oil Threatens Pristine Alaska

For decades, opposition to drilling has left the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge off limits. Now the Trump administration is hurriedly clearing the way for oil exploration.
Tags: News, Obama, Environment, Global Warming, Alaska, Native Americans, Polar Bears, Bill, Caribou, Barack, Clinton, Trump, Bush, Mike, Lisa, Pence


Drilling in the Arctic: Questions for a Polar Bear Expert

The Trump administration is reversing a longstanding ban on oil exploration on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The area is home to about 900 polar bears, which are already struggling because of climate change. Can they withstand another disruption?
Tags: News, Global Warming, Alaska, Ice, Polar Bears, Animal Behavior, Trump, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Nature Reserves, Seals (Animals) and Sealing, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The


Why Hungry Polar Bears Could Start Devouring Dead Whales

Just over a year ago, more than 150 polar bears amassed on a remote island off the north coast Siberia to devour a dead bowhead whale that had washed ashore. It was the largest swarm of polar bears ever recorded feasting on a stranded whale—but events like this could become more common in a warmer world. Read more...
Tags: Science, Wildlife, Siberia, Polar Bears, Bears, Arctic warming, Omnomnomnomnom


Why More Hungry Polar Bears Could Start Devouring Dead Whales

Just over a year ago, more than 150 polar bears amassed on a remote island off the north coast Siberia to devour a dead bowhead whale that had washed ashore. It was the largest swarm of polar bears ever recorded feasting on a stranded whale—but events like this could become more common in a warmer world. Read more...
Tags: Science, Wildlife, Siberia, Polar Bears, Bears, Arctic warming, Omnomnomnomnom


National Geographic admits they went “too far” linking a starving polar bear video with climate change

Perhaps you remember the heart-wrenching video of a starving polar bear taken by National geographic Paul Nicklen in December 2017. He and Cristina Mittermeier photographed and filmed the poor animal on the Baffin Islands in Canada, and at the time related the bear’s condition with global warming. However, in a recent article, Mittermeier admits that […] The post National Geographic admits they went “too far” linking a starving polar bear video with climate change appeared first on DIY Photograp...
Tags: Photography, News, Climate, Canada, National, Polar Bears, National Geographic, NatGeo, Paul Nicklen, Cristina Mittermeier, Baffin Islands, Mittermeier


Arctic Cruise Line Staff Reportedly Shoot and Kill Polar Bear After Attack on Guard

Guards for Arctic cruise line passengers shot and killed a polar bear on the island of Spitsbergen in the remote Svalbard region of Norway, resulting in condemnation on social media and swift apologies from the tour operator.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Animals, Environment, Wildlife, Conservation, Arctic, Norway, Polar Bears, Svalbard, Spitsbergen


Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking Cruise Ship Guard

The shooting on a Norwegian island drew widespread condemnation on social media, with some questioning killing the bear for “acting like a wild animal.”
Tags: Cruises, News, Norway, Polar Bears, Longyearbyen (Norway


This photographer stands up to a polar bear while taking photos

We’ve seen a couple of encounters of photographers and bears so far. This video from RM Videos shows a polar bear that got too close to a photographer and did it more than once more than once. But the photographer kept his cool stood up to the animal each time, and then casually went on […] The post This photographer stands up to a polar bear while taking photos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Animal, Polar Bears, Bear, Bears, Animal Photography, RM Videos


Polar bears invades hotel

On a remote archipelago above the Arctic Circle, with a total population of under 3,000, you might think break-ins would be relatively uncommon. While crime is nearly nonexistent on Svalbard, as far as humans are concerned, residents are always on the lookout for the archipelago’s most notorious troublemaker: polar bears. On Sunday, a polar bear broke into a food storage room at Isfjord Radio, an old radio and weather station a few hours north of Longyearbyen, the world’s northernmost settle...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Polar Bears, Arctic Circle, Svalbard, All, Longyearbyen, Isfjord Radio, Malin Stark, Marit Devik


Sexy Birds, Kamikaze Squirrels and Chatty Whales: This Weekend’s Good Reads

Inspired by a stunning look at polar bears, we are highlighting some pieces on the wonders of nature.
Tags: News, Owls, Squirrels, Polar Bears, Whales and Whaling, Butterflies and Moths, Wilderness Areas


Op-Docs: Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

Polar bears haunt the landscape around the remote town of Churchill in northern Manitoba.
Tags: News, Polar Bears, Churchill, Hudson Bay, Documentary Films and Programs, Churchill (Manitoba


When a Polar Bear wants to be a wildlife photographer

The number of people who get to photograph is not huge, but the number of people who get to see a Polar Bear actually using a camera is close to zero. Photographer Roie Galitz was leading a photography workshop in Svalbard when the team encountered a big male Polar Bear. Little did they know that the […] The post When a Polar Bear wants to be a wildlife photographer appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Nature, Polar Bears, Svalbard, Nature Photography, Roie Galitz


Climate Change Denialists Say Polar Bears Are Fine. Scientists Are Pushing Back.

In a new study, researchers single out a blog run by a Canadian zoologist as a primary source of dubious information about the status of polar bears.
Tags: News, Global Warming, Polar Bears, Blogs and Blogging (Internet, Academic and Scientific Journals, Arctic Regions, Academic Freedom


U.K.’s First Polar Bear Born in 25 Years to Get Star Treatment

The cub, born in Scotland around Christmas, will be the subject of a documentary on Sunday.
Tags: News, Scotland, Zoos, Channel 4, Polar Bears, Great Britain, Documentary Films and Programs


AR-15 Used to Defend Against Charging Polar Bear (2008)

AR-15 Used to Defend Against Charging Polar Bear (2008) Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Zeb Cadzow and Paul Herbert are experienced hunters who live north of the Arctic Circle in Fort Yukon, Alaska. In late March of 2008, residents of Fort Yukon, Alaska become concerned because a bear was not exhibiting any fear of humans near their town. Peter John originally saw the bear eating lynx carcasses near a cabin on the edge of town. People did not believe the white bear was a polar bear. Polar bears ha...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Polar Bears, Arctic Circle, U S Army, Herbert, Peter John, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Hunting News, AR15, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Animal of the Month: Interactive guide to polar bear anatomy

From white fur to large paws, we all know what the largest bear species in the world looks like, but how much do you actually know about the anatomy of polar bears? So far this month, we have explored how climate change affects our Animal of the Month. Now, we would like to take some time to appreciate the anatomy of the polar bear, particularly the ways in which the bear has adapted to its environment and lifestyle. Hover over the magnifying glasses in the picture below to learn more about this...
Tags: Books, Featured, Polar Bears, Mammals, Thinglink, CC BY SA, Science & Medicine, Online products, Earth & Life Sciences, Images & Slideshows, Christopher Michel, Animal Of The Month, AOTM, Animal Anatomy, Interactive Image, Polar Bear Anatomy


What Cameras on Polar Bears Show Us: It’s Tough Out There

A new study that tracked polar bears on sea ice off Alaska found that they’re fat-burning machines. That means when food is hard to find, they lose weight fast.
Tags: News, Animals, Global Warming, Alaska, Ice, Polar Bears, Bears, Arctic Regions, Seals (Animals) and Sealing


Arctic Sea Ice Thins, So Do Polar Bears

Some polar bears in the Arctic are shedding pounds during the time they should be beefing up, a new study shows. It's the climate change diet, and scientists say it's not good.
Tags: News, Climate Change, Polar Bears, Science News


Polar bears suspend their “family time” to assist BBC filmmakers

It’s all you need, really. There you are, in the middle of a field of ice and snow, filming polar bears and their not-so-subtle courtship ritual, and one of your cameras topples over. In this case, the remotely controlled “Blizzardcam”. Riding on mini skis and propelled by a couple of fan blade motors, the Blizzardcam […] The post Polar bears suspend their “family time” to assist BBC filmmakers appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Documentary, Bbc, Humour, Wildlife, Humor, Polar Bears, Blizzardcam


Video of Starving Polar Bear ‘Rips Your Heart Out of Your Chest’

A team of conservationists documented the plight of an emaciated polar bear in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Now some wonder what can be done to save them.
Tags: News, Animals, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Ice, Polar Bears, PAUL, Endangered and Extinct Species, Arctic Regions, Nicklen


Heartbreaking video of starving polar bear shows the devastating impact of global warming

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen has recently filmed a video which shows how terrifying global warming really is. The video shows a weak, starving polar bear in a desperate search for food. It’s heart-wrenching, but more than that – it’s a warning of the planet Earth that an entire species may disappear if we don’t […] The post Heartbreaking video of starving polar bear shows the devastating impact of global warming appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Documentary, Polar Bears, National Geographic, NatGeo, Paul Nicklen


Conservationists Face Once-Remote Prospect in Arctic Drilling Fight: Defeat

A measure to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration is in the tax bill before Congress. Drilling advocates have cause for optimism.
Tags: News, Senate, Environment, Alaska, Polar Bears, Caribou, Maria, Taxation, Trump, Lisa, Murkowski, Cantwell, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, United States Politics and Government, Donald J