Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: polar bears

Scientists find direct link between polar bear cub survival rates and...

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.

Hungry polar bears are eating garbage instead of seals as their...

“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.”

Lawsuit to protect Arctic polar bears from oil drilling launched against...

“Every new oil well in the Arctic is another step toward the polar bear’s extinction.”

Biden admin. Sued for letting big oil harass ‘imperiled’ polar bears

“We’re hopeful the court will overturn this dangerous rule that puts polar bears in the crosshairs.”

Biden Interior Dept denounced for giving big oil green light to...

"The Arctic should be protected, not turned into a noisy, dirty oil field."

In ‘huge victory for polar bears and our climate,’ court rejects...

While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.

Feds receive first application to explore ANWR for oil

"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."

Trump green lights arctic drilling

The company behind the Arctic drilling project has a history of disregard for regulatory compliance.

A Fitbit for Polar Bears Reveals Their Struggle to Survive

Scientists document that climate change is forcing the animals to exert more energy to find food.

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UN aid convoy attacked by Israeli Navy in Gaza, jeopardizing humanitarian efforts

This incident not only disrupts the flow of crucial aid, but also casts a long shadow over the ethical obligations and legal frameworks governing conflict zones.

Biden administration’s EV policy shift: A step back for climate action

This potential policy shift, seen as a nod to automakers and labor unions, is stirring controversy amid the escalating climate crisis, marked by last year's record-breaking global temperatures.

Record-breaking 459,000 workers strike in 2023: US labor movement hits 23-year high

the nation saw 33 major work stoppages initiated last year, the highest count since the year 2000, which recorded 39 stoppages.

After two years of war in Ukraine, it’s time for peace

The two years of war in Ukraine that have resulted from the U.S. decision to block the neutrality agreement negotiated between Russia and Ukraine in March 2022 in favor of a long war with Russia.

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation.