The conundrum of Hudson Bay bears that left shore late in 1983 with video from CBC archives

In 1983, it was claimed that freeze-up of Hudson Bay was so late that polar bears didn’t leave the shore until the 4th of December – several weeks later than…

First polar bear alert report for Churchill an astonishing seven weeks later than last year

The first report of the Polar Bear Alert Program in Churchill, Manitoba was released today (1 September), a full seven weeks later than last year due to many bears remaining…

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…

Fat polar bears [and lots of them] drive public confidence in future of the species

From Polar Bear Science What is causing the death of the polar bear as a climate change icon? Fat bears are part of it, but mostly it’s the fact that…