Tag Archive | polar bear

TV interview with Andrew Bolt in Australia talking about polar bears: the podcast

This television interview aired a few hours ago on The Bolt Report (Sky News Australia, 26 March 2019). A short excerpt was made available as a tweet but a link to the full 10 minute interview is below. Ironically, despite the huge effort made by polar bear specialists and climate change activists to silence and […]

Radio interview with Glenn Beck from 19 March 2019 talking about polar bear numbers

Yesterday I joined talk show host Glenn Beck to discuss polar bear numbers. Here is the podcast on YouTube, about 4:30 minutes: You can also just listen to the whole thing here: https://omny.fm/shows/the-glenn-beck-program/the-glenn-beck-program-hour-3-3-19-19

Now on sale: The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened

On sale at Amazon today, my new full-length science book, The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened, published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. The official book launch is 10 April in Calgary, details below. About the book The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened explains why the catastrophic decline in polar bear numbers we […]

My opinion piece in the Financial Post on International Polar Bear Day 2019

27 Februrary 2019. See the original here (with photos).**

Colleague says EATEN possibly a real service to polar bear conservation 

Today I’d like to highlight a wonderfully unbiased review of my novel written by a prominent Canadian polar bear researcher who is utterly convinced that future sea ice loss is the biggest threat to the species (and a former student of the grand-daddy of all polar bear researchers, Ian Stirling). Here is what polar bear-human […]

Harp seal: the most abundant Arctic seal & an undervalued polar bear prey species

This post has been reblogged from PolarBearScience. The harp seal is the most abundant seal species in the northern hemisphere (estimated to number more than 9 million animals – that’s more harps than ringed seals) but are found only in the North Atlantic. Partly because they give birth on mobile pack ice, harps have their […]

More details on recent Labrador polar bear sightings – almost EATEN déjà vu

Finally, we have further details from the CBC on the report earlier this week of polar bears seen in several coastal Labrador communities, in what must be some of the earliest sightings ever documented. Statements from witnesses reveal that the polar bears weren’t just on shore, they were brazenly prowling around people’s homes looking for […]

Another paper predicts more Atlantic sea ice over next 10 years

Atlantic Sea Ice Could Grow in the Next Decade: Changing ocean circulation in the North Atlantic could lead to winter sea ice coverage remaining steady and even growing in select regions. So states a summary of winter sea ice modelling by Stephen Yeager and colleagues (2015) just published in EOS (newsletter of the American Geophysical […]

Polar bear sightings in Southern Labrador

Just days after a rare polar bear sighting on Fogo Island, Newfoundland last week, a 2 February 2016 warning was issued after multiple polar bear sightings in Labrador: “Polar bears have been reported in at least four communities in southern Labrador, and the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency is warning residents to be cautious. The bears […]

Polar bears rarely come ashore in January but one did on Tuesday

In a life-mimics-fiction moment, this report appeared Tuesday morning (26 January) in The Telegram newspaper in Newfoundland: “The RCMP is warning the public after reports were received of a polar bear in Tilting. Fresh bear tracks were seen in the Fogo Island community Tuesday.” Tilting is a small town on the eastern shore of Fogo […]