Claim: Data Exists Showing Polar Bear Body Condition Improves Over Summer On Sea Ice

I would seriously like to know which paper or papers this data appears in but of course, he doesn’t provide that information. Instead, it’s ‘trust me, I’m the expert’.

Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bear Habitat at the Summer Solstice is Above Average

Sea ice is well above recent levels for this time of year in the Southern Beaufort and only time will tell if that’s bad news for polar bears.

Newly-discovered SE Greenland Polar Bear Subpopulation: Another Assumption Proven False

I’m thrilled to see evidence that glacier-front habitat can support a small polar bear population even without summer sea ice.

Dr. Susan Crockford, For the Win, Booyah!

There is actual evidence that two of my fully-referenced blog posts caused some Antarctic Treaty delegates to reject a bid for special protected status for Emperor penguins. Activist heads have exploded.

Polar Bear Habitat in Canada Over the Last Decade: Spring Sea Ice Not in a Death Spiral

Sea ice extent in Canada at the height of Arctic spring over the last 10 years has been more like a gentle roller coaster than a death spiral.

Polynyas are Critical for Polar Bear Spring Feeding

Sea ice is still abundant in spring (April-June), which is the critical feeding period for polar bears: they must consume about 2/3 of the total calories they need for the…

Ancient Polar Bear Remains Explained By Sea Ice and Polynyas: My Peer-Reviewed Paper

From Polar Bear Science Dr. Susan Crockford My open-access, peer-reviewed paper on the ecology of ancient polar bears in relation to sea ice has just been published in Open Quaternary. It’s…

Explaining Abundant Polar Bear Sightings on The East Coast as An Upshot of Sea Ice Loss Is Absurd

Last week, a senior producer at CBC News, in order to concoct a timely story for ‘Earth Day’, attempted to explain the high number of sightings of polar bears this…

Dispelling The Doomsday Propaganda In DisneyNature’s New Polar Bear ‘Documentary’

In short, there is still no climate emergency for polar bears: the hype is based on old models that failed spectacularly and new ones which depend on old data and totally improbable climate scenarios…

National Geographic’s Misinformation about Forests and Climate Change

The real issue is why would anyone trust National Geographic and their obsession with pushing climate change misinformation?

Sea ice average for March is the metric used to compare to previous winters

Overall, nothing spectacular in terms of change compared to last few years: still lots of ice for polar bears to hunt upon for newborn seals, which they will be doing…

Arctic sea ice maximum extent was present for at least two weeks at about 14.9 million km2

Just a little something they all left out of their announcements, for some reason.

Good News For Polar Bears And Seals: New Study Finds Multiyear Arctic Sea Ice Is Getting Thinner

The fact that multiyear sea ice got thinner between 2018 and 2021 as documented by a new study, is ultimately good news for polar bears: less multiyear ice compared to first year ice…

Fact Checkers Defend Activist Scientists Because They Agree with Them Not Because They Are Right

The so-called fact-checkers are out again trying to insist one side of a scientific debate is wrong and another is right because they happen to agree with one side. That’s advocacy, not…

Davis Strait polar bears in Eastern Canada are thriving according to new survey

Pack ice is barreling down the Labrador coast, almost certainly bringing Davis Strait polar bears with it.

A ‘mass exodus’ of polar bears from Alaska to Russia has taken place, local residents claim

Quite simply, this flexibility in response to changing conditions in the Arctic has allowed the polar bear to be an evolutionarily successful species and not a symptom of climate change…

Promoters of Polar Bear Catastrophe in Hudson Bay Gloss Over Recent Good Ice Conditions

Finally, as for the suggestion of an imminent ‘zombie’ polar bear population in Western Hudson Bay, isn’t it funny that Derocher failed to point out that the slower-than-usual freeze-up of Hudson Bay…

Higher than average Svalbard sea ice extent in November 2021 has implications for birth of cubs

Results of polar bear health monitoring in the spring of 2021 indicated the bears are doing just fine after last year’s low ice levels. Despite this evidence, a single bear photographed killing a…

Sea Ice Cometh to Hudson Bay: Freeze-Up has Begun

Compared to two days ago, there is now abundant ice along the western shore of Hudson Bay, both in the north and the south:

Late Freeze-Up For W. Hudson Bay Polar Bears At Odds With Ice Conditions Elsewhere

There was so little ice on the west shore of Hudson Bay yesterday it is barely visible on the NSIDC global chart yet there was abundant ice in the Chukchi…

Chukchi Sea ice that didn’t melt this summer is now 2+m thick between Wrangel Island and the shore

Thick multiyear ice between Wrangel Island and the shore is now more than 2m thick, potentially impacting fall feeding for bears that routinely summer on Wrangel or the north coast of Chukotka.

Polar Bear Habitat More Extensive in Most Areas of the Arctic Compared to Previous Years

In other words, despite Arctic sea ice falling to very low levels in mid-to-late September most years this decade, sea ice has expanded remarkably within the following two months as…

False imagery and data hallmarks of COP26

Though fancying themselves to be noble defenders of nature, these purveyors of doomsday scenarios are more akin to a cult’s priesthood offering commoners salvation in exchange for prosperity and freedom.

‘Already too late’ to save Churchill polar bears claim a false NY Times climate change cliché for COP26

From Polar Bear Science Dr. Susan Crockford Not only is it prime polar bear viewing week in Churchill, Manitoba but it’s the week of the 26th international elite COP climate change gab-fest: every…