Tag: polar bears
The new study connects the number of Arctic ice-free days to specific quantities of emissions and determines how these ice-free days can impact polar bear cub survival rates.
“Education, the implementation of polar bear-proof methods of waste storage, law enforcement and the provision of adequate resources at the community level are required to mitigate this potentially increasing problem.”
“Every new oil well in the Arctic is another step toward the polar bear’s extinction.”
“We’re hopeful the court will overturn this dangerous rule that puts polar bears in the crosshairs.”
"The Arctic should be protected, not turned into a noisy, dirty oil field."
While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.
"This scheme will put denning polar bears at risk and leave lasting scars on the fragile tundra and its vegetation, and that's before a single drill rig has been placed or length of pipeline installed."