THE World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has condemned Nunavut – the most sparsely populated and largest Canadian Territory – for maintaining its polar bear hunt quota threatening that boycotts may follow the decision. CBC News ran a story last week that … [Read more...] about Why Campaign Against Hunting Polar Bears?
I do not write papers because ExxonMobil or Greenpeace pays me to, but because my academic researches demonstrate that the sun, not carbon dioxide, is the chief driver of Arctic temperatures. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Physicist, Willie Soon, Not Paid by Greenpeace
from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/cartoon/ … [Read more...] about Bear Conservation in Nunavut
Hunters in Nunavut's Baffin Bay [a region near Greenland] will be able to kill up to 105 polar bears this season, after the territory's environment minister agreed to leave the quota unchanged. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Polar Bear Hunt Quota for Baffin Bay Announced
THIRTY years ago polar bear experts were discussing 'climatic fluctuations' rather than climate change, and the effect this can have on polar bear distribution in the Arctic. In fact, Christian Vibe, the Greenland representative on the Polar Bear … [Read more...] about Polar Bears Move When Climate Changes: A Note from Nichole Hoskin
Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) have become a symbol of global warming, and their predicted decline a sign of worst to come, but until very recently population estimates were really just educated guesses. Current polar bear numbers are estimated to … [Read more...] about No Reliable Data on Historical Polar Bear Numbers – A Note from Nichole Hoskin