19 Jul '11, 2pm

More polar bear cubs die as Arctic ice melts: Polar bear cubs forced to swim long distances with their mothers a...

RELATED ARTICLES Polar bears 'spotted swimming with cubs on back' December 2, 2010 07:50 AM Polar bears found swimming miles from Alaskan coast August 22, 2008 08:40 AM Starving Polar Bears Turn to Cannibalism December 11, 2009 10:58 AM Polar Bear Survival Rate Falls as Climate Warms November 16, 2006 12:00 AM Polar bear cubs forced to swim long distances with their mothers as their icy Arctic habitat melts appear to have a higher mortality rate than cubs that didn't have to swim as far, a new study reports. Polar bears hunt, feed and give birth on ice or on land, and are not naturally aquatic creatures. Previous reports have noted individual animals swimming hundreds of miles (kilometers) to reach ice platforms or land, but this is one of the first to show these swims pose a greater risk to polar bear young. ADVERTISEMENT "Climate change is pulling the sea ice out from un...

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More polar bear cubs die as Arctic ice melts

enn.com 19 Jul '11, 6pm

RELATED ARTICLES Polar bears 'spotted swimming with cubs on back' December 2, 2010 07:50 AM Polar bears found swimming mil...

Long-distance swims in Arctic are leading to in...

e360.yale.edu 18 Jul '11, 3pm

18 Jul 2011: Long-Distance Swims Are Increasing Mortality of Polar Bear Cubs Rapid sea ice loss in the Arctic is forcing p...

A female Alaskan polar bear swam for 426 miles searching for ice. #climatechange

A female Alaskan polar bear swam for 426 miles ...

onearth.org 18 Jul '11, 11pm

Biologists studying polar bears off the coast of Alaska have found that when cubs are forced to go on marathon swims with ...

From @nytimesgreen: One polar bear swam 427 mil...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Jul '11, 12pm

The Perils of Polar Bears’ Longer Swims By FELICITY BARRINGER Geoff York/World Wildlife Foundation A polar bear swimming i...

Arctic sea ice discussions

realclimate.org 20 Jul '11, 1pm

Has anyone seen the uni-bremen arctic sea ice extent graph? Looks to me as though we are well on track to post another rec...

Polar Bear Cubs Drowning due to Climate Change:

Polar Bear Cubs Drowning due to Climate Change:

planetsave.com 20 Jul '11, 10pm

The study confirms the dangers of ice loss to Alaska’s polar bear population . It’s been widely theorized that adult polar...

Longer swims, caused by melting ice, may cause ...

todayonline.com 20 Jul '11, 2pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Polar bears forced to swim longer distances because of diminished sea ice off Alaska's coast may be pa...

Arctic Sea Ice Melt On Track To Set New Record ...

treehugger.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

National Snow and Ice Data Center show the Arctic Sea Ice extent in the first half of July continues to rapidly decline, t...

Arctic Sea Ice Melt On Track To Set New Record ...

treehugger.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

National Snow and Ice Data Center show the Arctic Sea Ice extent in the first half of July continues to rapidly decline, t...

2011 is rivaling record arctic sea ice loss in 2007. Pretty scary.

2011 is rivaling record arctic sea ice loss in ...

earthtimes.org 20 Jul '11, 4pm

Things have looked decidedly dodgy for the Arctic polar ice-cap for a number of years now - especially since the record-br...

Something you probably haven't seen before: nearly the entire Arctic on a clear July day from our Terra satellite.

Something you probably haven't seen before: nea...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 20 Jul '11, 8pm

Clear skies allowed the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite a largely unobstru...

Behold, The Floating Ice Island: The trawler's crew could scarcely believe their eyes. They had seen icebergs be...

Behold, The Floating Ice Island: The trawler's ...

enn.com 18 Jul '11, 7pm

RELATED ARTICLES Giant Greenland Iceberg -- Largest in the Northern Hemisphere -- Enters Nares Strait September 7, 2010 08...

Polar bear deserves protections of Endangered S...

defenders.org 17 Jul '11, 9am

Polar bear deserves protections of Endangered Species Act, says court WASHINGTON (June 30, 2011) - A federal judge today u...

Ice Wars: Burn the Riches beneath Melting Arcti...

organicconsumers.org 17 Jul '11, 6pm

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Politics and Democracy page , Environment and Climate Resour...

As Arctic Ice Shrinks, Pacific Species Invade Atlantic, Causing Ecological 'Tumult':

As Arctic Ice Shrinks, Pacific Species Invade A...

planetsave.com 18 Jul '11, 6am

This blog writer reported on gray whales starting to cross the Arctic over a year ago. This new migratory behavior (gray w...