27 Feb '12, 3pm

@Greenpeace_esp fotos preciosas de osos polares en el #PolarBearDay #savethearctic

There never really needs to be an excuse to look at incredible images of polar bears in the wild, but today has been designated International Polar Bear Day by conservation group Polar Bear International . So to mark the occasion, here's a selection of shots from the Greenpeace archives. Of course, polar bears - along with many other Arctic species - are at risk, thanks to climate change, as many of these photographs show. As the sea ice shrinks each year, polar bears lose their hunting grounds while oil companies like Shell see an opportunity to move in and search for more oil. So if you like the photos, make sure you email Shell and demand an end to its plans for Arctic drilling .

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/slideshow-polar...


Live camera follows Siku the polar bear cub

Live camera follows Siku the polar bear cub

mnn.com 27 Feb '12, 6pm

SIKU: Siku was born Nov. 22, 2011, and the Denmark wildlife park decided to hand-raise him after his mother failed to prod...