Articles about Polar Bears
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 at 1:19 PM
In the next decade, the tropics will suffer unprecedented climate change effects, long before the Arctic and its polar bears see big shifts.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 6:16 PM
The Central Park Zoo’s celebrated star was made famous when an animal psychologist was called in to address the bear’s problems.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 12:10 PM
The zoo — the former home of the late celebrity polar bear Knut — is hoping the 2-year-old male will pair up with the resident female and produce a cub.
Thu, May 16, 2013 at 12:49 PM
Kali will be raised alongside Luna, a cub that was abandoned by its mother.
Wed, May 01, 2013 at 4:15 PM
The governor’s office of the Arctic Svalbard islands is seeking to fill the temporary position beginning July 8.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 1:51 PM
Despite earlier studies suggesting polar and brown bears diverged 150,000 years ago, new evidence suggests they split a long time ago.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 at 10:43 AM
The U.S.-backed proposal was opposed by Canada, which is home to two-thirds of the world's polar bears.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 4:01 PM
The people of Churchill, Manitoba, live among some of the world's most dangerous predators for several months each year, but they can't imagine living any other way.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 at 3:45 PM
A BBC videographer learns what an Arctic seal's final moments might look like.
Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 10:05 AM
As polar bears struggle to survive in the fast-changing Arctic, MNN presents a tribute to the animals' legendary power, precocity and perseverance.