Chukchi Sea polar bears number almost 3000 according to new survey results

From Polar Bear Science Posted on September 3, 2018 | Chukchi Sea polar bears number almost 3000 according to new survey results The Chukchi Sea finally has a polar bear population estimate! According to survey results from 2016 only recently made public, about 2937 bears (1522-5944) currently inhabit the region, making this the largest subpopulation…

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Polar bear attacks on humans: Implications of a changing climate

The important thing to remember is: People will die!~ctm   First published: 2 July 2017 Full publication history Full article ABSTRACT Understanding causes of polar bear (Ursus maritimus) attacks on humans is critical to ensuring both human safety and polar bear conservation. Although considerable attention has been focused on understanding black (U. americanus) and grizzly…

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’ like Judith Curry disagree about the underlying climatology. The consensus does not any want any disagreement, since their science is ‘settled’ and solutions ‘clear’. They…