How Canadian Cops Ended a Decade-Long Fight Over How to Manage the World's Polar Bears
Over the last 10 years, the poaching and trafficking of animal products has become the fourth-highest-grossing crime in the world. But because wildlife crime is not bound by national borders and each country has its own rules and ideas, its management and policing has become unwieldy at best.
The Lede: The Vietnamese Refugee Crisis, Secrets to Enjoying AWP, Polar Bears' Changing Diet, and More
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How Climate Change Is Upending the Arctic Food Web
A new study shows that melting ice is threatening the survival of polar bears by undercutting the base of their food supply.
A Little Extra Ice Is Helping This Year's Catch for Polar Bears
Ice gathered on Hudson Bay's western edge is helping some bears hunt seals longer into the summer than they normally would.
What Is Happening in Paris, and What Do All These Acronyms Mean?
At COP21, the UNFCCC will take the findings of the IPCC, assess the INDCs of 195 signatory countries, and help LDCs limit their GHGs. Here is what all of that means.
We Have a Bone to Pick With the Polar Bear Penis Study
John Oliver is hilarious, but his Sunday night bit on pollution and polar bears’ penis bones is based on shaky science.