Western Hudson Bay freeze-up earlier than average for 1980s for the third year in a row

Reposted from Polar Bear Science Posted on November 11, 2019 | This is the third year in a row that freeze-up of Western Hudson Bay (WH) ice has come earlier…

Polar bears precipitated Netflix walrus deaths, new Attenborough TV special shows

Reposted from Polar Bear Science Posted on November 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Polar bears precipitated Netflix walrus deaths, new Attenborough TV special shows Concerns I raised earlier this…

Delingpole interview on the success of polar bear conservation & failed survival models

From Polar Bear Science Posted on October 28, 2019 Tomorrow I will be giving a public lecture in Paris on polar bear conservation success and the spectacular failure of the…

Activist biologist filled with eco-anxiety shares unfounded fear of polar bear catastrophe

From Polar Bear Science Posted on September 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Activist biologist filled with eco-anxiety shares unfounded fear of polar bear catastrophe Misplaced eco-anxiety that kids have…

No climate emergency for polar bears or walrus means no climate emergency period

Reposted from Polar Bear Science Posted on September 23, 2019 | We are told the Arctic is warming twice as fast as anywhere else in the world, yet as the…

Polar bear books for kids and young adults are the perfect antidote for climate anxiety

Reposted from Polar Bear Science Posted on September 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Polar bear books for kids and young adults are the perfect antidote for climate anxiety In…

Walruses climbing cliffs and falling off them are natural events: 1994 video from Alaska

From Polar Bear Science Posted on September 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Walruses climbing cliffs and falling off them are natural events: 1994 video from Alaska US Fish and…

Sea ice melt in the Arctic Basin leaves an area for polar bears larger than Greenland

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on August 29, 2019 Sea ice melt in the Arctic Basin leaves an area for polar bears larger than Greenland Most…

Media and USGS biologist sensationalize recent report of a polar bear encounter in Alaska

From Polar Bear Science Posted on August 12, 2019 | It’s been a slow summer for polar bear news to hype, so we shouldn’t be surprised that a local report…

Polar bear spotted on Bear Island (Barents Sea) this winter for the first time in 8 years

Reposted from Polar Bear Science Posted on July 31, 2019 | Polar bear spotted on Bear Island (Barents Sea) this winter for the first time in 8 years A polar…

10 fallacies about Arctic sea ice & polar bear survival: teachers & parents take note

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on July 12, 2019 | Summer sea ice loss is finally ramping up: first year is disappearing, as it has done…

Skinny polar bear far inland in Siberia not due to sea ice loss but a rare normal event

Reposted from Polar Bear Science A thin polar bear has wandered more than 1000km south of the Kara Sea into the Siberian town of Norilsk, which has happened at least…

Polar Bears: Which Narrative to Believe?

Originally published May 1, 2019 in the Pacifica Tribune column What’s Natural by Jim Steele, republished here by request of the author. When polar bear expert Mitch Taylor modeled populations…

Native American Wisdom on Polar bears and Kappiananngittuq:

By Jim Steele Native American Wisdom and Kappiananngittuq: Polar Bears and Bowhead whales published Pacifica Tribune April 17, 2019 What’s Natural column Native American Wisdom and Kappiananngittuq: Part 1 In…

Bogus Greenpeace claim that lost Russian polar bear is evidence of climate change

Reposted from Polar Bear Science Posted on April 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Bogus Greenpeace claim that lost Russian polar bear is evidence of climate change Another day, another…