Posts Tagged ‘Polar Bear’

Comments Off on Polar Bear Mating : A Chance of a Lifetime

(A large male polar bear attempts to mate with a female in Svalbard, Norway. (Photo courtesy of Paul Nicklen)) For 15 years I had been hoping to witness this moment. As a wildlife biologist and photographer for National Geographic, I have spent countless hours observing polar bears hunting, catching seals, nursing cubs, and sparring with […]

Comments Off on Annual Polar Bear Migration Under Way : How It Works and How Climate Change Could Be Impacting It

Melting sea ice means big changes for the world’s 20,000 polar bears. (A polar bear watches over two cubs in Hudson Bay, near the town of Churchill, Manitoba) Photograph by David Jenkins/Robert Harding/Corbis In the past month, hundreds of polar bears have strolled past a small town in Canada. It’s part of their annual migration […]