Posts Tagged ‘Bears’

Polar bears on the edge, with Steven Kazlowski

Photo Credit: Steven Kazlowski, LeftEyePro.com Join us for a conversation with internationally renowned polar bear photographer Steven Kazlowski. In this epic Geography of Hope episode, we hear firsthand accounts and enjoy stunning photographs of his adventures with polar bears in the Arctic. Author of “The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World”…

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A Shape in the Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears

The League’s most recent Geography of Hope presentation — featuring Drew Hamilton and Bjorn Dilhe, and highlighting Bjorn’s upcoming book “A Shape in the Dark” — offered a unique chance to experience Alaska’s brown and black bears and learn from Bjorn’s lifelong experiences with and passion for these animals.

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Bad news for Alaska’s bears and wolves

The Trump administration has been hard on wildlife populations in Alaska, and this past week was no different as it pushes new rules to increase the killing of bears and wolves on Alaska’s public lands. Here’s more info on what they’ve done, and how we plan to fight back.

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Roads? Not In This Neck Of The Woods

Even as it appears we may have avoided another government shutdown, the Tongass National Forest remains potentially on the chopping block, and I can’t help but reflect back on my last trip to the Tongass in southeast Alaska.

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Here Be White Bears: The Arctic’s Pale Predators

Author Michael Engelhard has written essay collections including American Wild: Explorations from the Grand Canyon to the Arctic Ocean, and Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon, from which this essay has been excerpted. He lives in Fairbanks, Alaska and works as a wilderness guide in the Arctic. This article has also appeared in Hakai magazine and is reprinted here…

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