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Yeti may be undescribed bear species

The purported Yeti, an ape-like creature that walks upright and roams the remote Himalayas, may in fact be an ancient polar bear species, according to new DNA research by Bryan…

Just how far can a polar bear swim?

Polar bear swimming in open water. Photo by: USGS. Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) are capable of swimming incredible distances, according to a new study published in Zoology, which recorded polar…

Turkey’s rich biodiversity at risk

Turkey's stunning landscapes and wildlife are under threat due to government ambivalence. Here, the sun sets outside Igdir, Turkey. Photo by: Cagan Sekercioglu. Turkey: the splendor of the Hagia Sophia,…

The truth about polar bears and climate change

Polar bear beside a whale carcass. Taken with a remote camera. © National Geographic Entertainment. Photo by: Florian Schulz. Although scientists say innumerable species are threatened by climate change, polar…

Bears pressured by development in the Canadian Rockies

Bears pressured by development in the Canadian Rockies Bears pressured by development in the Canadian Rockies WCS October 30, 2007 REPORT SAYS BOOMING DEVELOPMENT IN CANADIAN ROCKIES THREATENS TO SQUEEZE…