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…

Polar bear watching in high gear near Churchill as everyone waits for the sea ice to form

All of the bears within view of the coastal web cams on the shore of Wapusk National Park near Churchill on Western Hudson Bay seem to be in very good…

Fact Checkers Fail To Refute Polar Bear Number Increases Despite Extensive ‘Expert’ Rhetoric

There’s seems to be something about polar bears that really sets off the climate change fact-checkers. Mention that the situation for the bears is not quite as dire as we…

Most Chukchi Sea ice in 20 years means no walrus feasts for polar bears at famous Russian cliffs

After years of hype, including documentary over-reach by David Attenborough and his collaborators at WWF and Netflix, there has been relatively abundant ice in the Chukchi Sea this summer, particulary along the Russian coast and…

No signs of a climate emergency for W. Hudson Bay polar bears this year ahead of UN climate meeting

It will be years before the results of the population count are published, of course (especially if it’s good news) but my contacts also say virtually all of the bears…

Churchill problem polar bear reports finally completed and posted online

From Polar Bear Science Dr. Susan Crockford, Although since 2015 at least the Polar Bear Alert Program in Churchill Manitoba usually issued and published its problem bear reports weekly during the ice-free season, this…

Alaska polar bear researchers claim poor sea ice limited spring field work in 2021 more than 2019

The reporter tries to paint a picture of polar bears suffering harm from these recent conditions but in fact there is no published data from the Southern Beaufort after 2016,…

Aussie Mining Billionaire Gina Rinehart Warns Students About Climate Propaganda

Iconic self made billionaire Gina Rinehart has warned school students against allowing climate propaganda to erode their critical thinking skills, urged them to guard against propaganda intruding on real education,…

Sea ice growth after the summer minimum begins in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago

The Arctic sea ice minimum was declared to have been reached on 16 September this year (4.72 mkm2), breaking no records.

Record number of Chukchi Sea polar bears in 2020

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science. Wrangel Island research team counted a record number of Chukchi Sea polar bears in 2020 Posted on September 21, 2021 | Comments Offon Wrangel Island research…

Still waiting for two thirds of polar bears worldwide to disappear due to lack of summer sea ice

The experts failed to account for the fact that less summer ice means more primary productivity and therefore, more food for seals and therefore, more food for bears (Coupel and Devred 2019;…

Svalbard polar bear paper falsely assumes that loss of genetic diversity has negative consequences

. As far as I can see, it’s all meaningless number-crunching without relevance to the real world of polar bears.

Polar bear habitat update at mid-August

Oddly, after light winter ice coverage on Canada’s east coast and a slightly earlier sea ice breakup on Hudson Bay, the Arctic melt season has stalled. That’s not my opinion but the observation…

Tipping points, Attenboroughesque narratives of climate doom and dying polar bears

From Polar Bear Science Outlandish ‘tipping point’ rhetoric is about to be regurgitated once again during the promotion of the latest IPCC report, due today. Tipping points are those theoretical climate thresholds that, when breached,…

Polar bear attack in Greenland gratuitously blamed on recent ‘heat wave’

There is no specific evidence of cause and effect, of course. The news outlet reporting the incident cites some non-specified ‘experts’ as providing the generic ‘warming makes polar bears starve…

Polar bear habitat update for end July 2021 compared to previous years

I don’t see a looming sea ice catastrophe for 2021, do you see a looming sea ice catastrophe?

Western Hudson Bay polar bears: still some out on the sea ice, some causing trouble

As of Monday (19 July), more polar bears had come ashore near Churchill and on the shores of Wakusp National Park but some are still out on the bay. The…

As much Beaufort Sea polar bear habitat at mid-July 2021 as there was in 1982

Beaufort Sea ice coverage is about average for this time of year, again failing to decline in lock-step with other Arctic regions. Will there be lots of fat bears onshore…

Polar bears have begun to come ashore on Western Hudson Bay

So far, the first evidence I’ve seen of a bear ashore in Western Hudson Bay was one photographed near Churchill Manitoba on 28 June (below).

Constant dire predictions have been an attempt to counter effective criticism of polar bears as AGW icon, says outgoing PBSG chair

In an unexpected statement, Dag Vongraven (the out-going Chairman of the Polar Bear Specialist Group) suggests that much of the incessant dire warnings of doom about the future of polar…

Barents Sea polar bears thriving despite huge summer ice loss: spring research results are in

After being locked out last year, fieldwork monitoring polar bears in the Svalbard region of the Barents Sea resumed this spring. The results show that despite having to deal with…

Polar bear habitat update and the progress of breakup on Hudson Bay

From Polar Bear Science Posted on June 17, 2021  At mid-month, there is still an abundance of thick first year ice over much of Hudson Bay, suggesting that – yet again…