Posts tagged ‘Polar bear’

August 10, 2011

Feeding the Bears & Chaser: Canvas Trainers with Polar Bears

by Accidental Bear

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Jacket Required’s trade show in London rolled out the ‘fur’ carpet exposing  Nigo’s new label Humanmade which show cased these canvas trainers with playful polar bears decorating their sides.


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July 9, 2011

Yes, Polar Bears are from Ireland

by Accidental Bear

IIIIIII knew it!

Polar bears are icons of the Arctic, symbolizing the region’s stark beauty as well as its swift decline due toglobal warming. But according to a new study published in the journal Current Biology, all polar bears alive today descend from a single female brown bear that lived 20,000 to 50,000 years ago in what’s now Ireland. DNA samples from all corners of polar bear country reveal that every individual can be traced back to this single Irish ancestor, the AFP reports.

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July 1, 2011

Judge Rejects Sarah Palin On Global Warming, Keeps Polar Bears On Threatened List

by Accidental Bear

Sarah Palin hates Polar Bears, so sad.

In 2008, the U.S. government placed the polar bear on thethreatened species list because of the rapid decline in Arctic sea ice, becoming “the first to be designated as threatened because of global warming.”

But in 2008, media mega-star Sarah Palin was still the governor of Alaska. Fearing that protecting the polar bear would “cripple oil and gas development” off Alaska’s coasts, Palin — a well-worn climate science denier — sued the government to remove the species from the list. Palin pointed to the high population of polar bears in 2008 and dismissed climate models that predict continued loss of sea ice as “unreliable,” “uncertain,” and “unproven.”

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