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Tag: polar bears

Polar Bears Resorting to Cannibalism

Due to climate change causing Arctic sea ice to rapidly melt, polar bears are becoming stuck on land and having to resort to cannibalism for food and survival.

Polar Bear Kills Teenage Boy

In a very sad story, a teenage boy, 17-year-old Horatio Chapple, was mauled to death and 4 others were injured by a polar bear at Von Postbreen glacier on Spitsbergen Island – a Norwegian island in the Arctic circle — this week. The polar bear came into the boys’ tent, apparently, and was eventually shot dead by an expedition leader.

Endangered Species Act Under Attack in Congress, Innovative Twitter Campaign to the Rescue?

You can’t be surprised, given that our Congress people seem completely mad (and not just because of NCAA basketball), but, yes, they really are attacking the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and a number of iconic animals.

Luckily, Earthjustice, a leading non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the Earth and its resources, is working hard to rally U.S. citizens and stop the assault. And it’s come up with a really innovative, fun way of doing so.

Global Warming Effects; Touching Polar Bear Videos

Global Warming is a serious issue that many people just don’t understand. Here is some very touching videos from the polar bears perspective. The polar bears are some of the first to feel the effects of global warming. As you watch the videos think about what you can do to help fight global warming, and help save the polar bears.