Home Tags Polar bears

Tag: Polar bears

A family of polar bears chill out in the snow.

These 25 award-winning photos show just how majestic polar bears are

There are an estimated 22,000 to 31,000 polar bears in the world. Photographers have chronicled their way of life and how it has changed.
These photos show just how much global warming has devastated the Arctic in the 2010s.

29 photos show how climate change has ravaged the Arctic in the past decade

NOAA's Arctic Report Card warns that climate change is transforming the Arctic. These photos show its dire effects on the region so far this decade.
A polar bear in seen in a video shared to Facebook with "T-34" painted on its right side.

A polar bear covered in cryptic graffiti was spotted in Russia, and scientists are trying to work out what it means

The polar bear had "T-34" painted on its right flank. Scientists say it might be related to polar bears that overran a western Russian town last year.
A group of polar bears filmed from a car in Novaya Zemlya, Russia. Polar bears are the largest species of bear on the planet, and males can weigh 450 kilograms. When they stand on their hind legs they can reach three meters in height

52 polar bears have invaded a town on a remote Russian island after the ice caps where they live started to melt

"The people are scared. They are frightened to leave homes and their daily routines are broken," the deputy head of Novaya Zemlya island said.
Victoria and Arktos, the cub's parents, pictured at home at the Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland.

Here’s the first photo of the first polar bear cub born in the UK in 25 years

The cub ventured outside of its mother's den for the first time — and it's adorable.
Victoria and Arktos, the cub's parents, pictured at home at the Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland.

A baby polar bear has been born in Britain for the first time in 25 years

Victoria, a 21-year-old female, gave birth to at least one tiny polar bear cub around December 18 at a reservation in the Scottish Highlands.

This soul-crushing video of a starving polar bear on dry land shows how global warming is destroying wildlife

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen said he and his crew were "filming with tears rolling down our cheeks."

What it’s like to be one of the last two people to cross the Arctic to the North Pole — probably ever

Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters arrived at the North Pole on May 7, 2014. It was probably the last unsupported unaided expedition across the ice that will happen.

Grizzlies and polar bears are mating for an alarming reason

Warmer temperatures have caused polar bears and grizzly bears to cross paths, creating hybrid offspring.