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Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100
# Melting Ice
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# Melting Ice

Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100

Jul 20th 2020, 5:59 PM 11,519 Views 51 Comments

Researchers said ‘aggressive’ cuts to greenhouse gas emissions are needed.

Tourists 'gobsmacked' by sight of polar bears crowded on Russian Arctic island
# Shrinking Ice
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# Shrinking Ice

Tourists 'gobsmacked' by sight of polar bears crowded on Russian Arctic island

Nov 25th 2017, 7:15 AM 33,844 Views 39 Comments

Climate change means ice, where polar bears are most at home, is melting earlier in the year.

Russian scientists trapped in weather station for two weeks by polar bears
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# Polar Peril

Russian scientists trapped in weather station for two weeks by polar bears

Sep 14th 2016, 1:45 PM 19,682 Views 21 Comments

The area around their facility was surrounded by ten adult bears, and several cubs.

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station
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# Russia

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:29 AM 16,687 Views 23 Comments

The workers are living in a remote weather station on the north Russian island of Vaygach.

Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever
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# So It's Come To This

Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever

Jun 12th 2015, 9:52 PM 22,920 Views 78 Comments

Desperate measures.

This guy gets to film polar bears for a living (and one tried to attack him)
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This guy gets to film polar bears for a living (and one tried to attack him)

Nov 8th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,965 Views 40 Comments

Meet Gordon Buchanan.

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy
# Bear Necessities
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# Bear Necessities

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy

May 8th 2014, 7:43 PM 14,128 Views 9 Comments

It’s all down to genes and some super-speedy evolution.

Newborn polar bear twins enjoy a heart-melting snuggle
# Aww
# Aww

Newborn polar bear twins enjoy a heart-melting snuggle

Jan 4th 2014, 4:30 PM 3,276 Views 1 Comment

This. This is too much.

Irish adventurers return from Arctic with stunning photos, mild sea-sickness
# North Of Disko
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# North Of Disko

Irish adventurers return from Arctic with stunning photos, mild sea-sickness

Aug 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 29,508 Views 12 Comments

The eleven person team – ranging in age from their early 20s to early 60s – are back on dry land after an epic voyage to Greenland and a turbulent return sea journey that “put manners on everybody”…

13 animals who are just a bit fed up
# Enough
# Enough

13 animals who are just a bit fed up

Jun 26th 2013, 11:18 AM 3,744 Views 1 Comment

They’ve had it.

Referendum Free Zone: the Internet's best offerings to get you through the moratorium
# RFZ
# RFZ

Referendum Free Zone: the Internet's best offerings to get you through the moratorium

May 30th 2012, 4:26 PM 2,542 Views 7 Comments

Cats, kids and polar bears! What referendum?

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby polar bears from around the world
# Polar Bear Friday
# Polar Bear Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby polar bears from around the world

May 11th 2012, 1:08 PM 4,243 Views 9 Comments

Fridays were made for baby polar bears…

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Aug 7th 2011, 7:56 PM 2,745 Views 20 Comments

In today’s Fix: Fears of more violence in London, the return of ‘Doctor Doom’ and how having 200 TV channels is now officially a human right..

Polar bear ancestry traced back to... Ireland?
# Irish Roots
# Irish Roots

Polar bear ancestry traced back to... Ireland?

Jul 7th 2011, 10:25 PM 717 Views 10 Comments

Yep. Scientist have linked modern polar bears with ancient Irish brown bears.

Polar bear cub needs new home after rescue from Alaskan oil field
# Homeless
# Homeless

Polar bear cub needs new home after rescue from Alaskan oil field

Apr 30th 2011, 6:07 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

Four-month-old cub was found wandering alone in Alaskan oil field after being spotted weeks earlier with her mother and sibling.

World famous polar bear Knut dies at Berlin Zoo
# Knut
# Knut

World famous polar bear Knut dies at Berlin Zoo

Mar 19th 2011, 4:01 PM 4,231 Views 0 Comments

Four-year-old polar bear generated huge interest and funding for Berlin Zoo when he was hand-reared by keepers.