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News in Review - April 2019 Polar Bears: A Species in Peril

Polar bears have long been a Canadian icon. They live in colder northern climates and hunt for seals. But the climate is changing and the earth is warming. As a result, polar bear numbers are in decline. As the sea ice recedes, the bears lose places to hunt and are stuck ashore, often starving. And their birth rates are declining. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:12:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/09/2019

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Animal Fight Club (Eng) Beach Brawl

Beach Brawl sails around the world to reveal what happens when nature’s fiercest shore dwellers turn on their own kind and brings you closer than ever before to the toughest and meanest fights along the world’s coastlines. From the frozen barren land of the arctic, to the tropical waters of Indonesia, car-sized elephant seals lash out in the ultimate heavyweight fights, ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The National The Politics of Polar Bears

Polar bears — threatened species or political pawn? For years reports of their declining numbers have made polar bears a real-world symbol for the effects of climate change. But there is an ongoing debate within the scientific community that studies polar bears about whether the narrative of a dwindling population is a stark reality or a convenient myth.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2014

Doc Zone Polar Bear Fever

The polar bear has become the new poster child for climate change, the perfect photogenic symbol for selling an environmental message. Polar Bear Fever takes us on a journey to meet the people who are obsessed with the bear. Few can resist the bear’s red-hot image — scientists and zookeepers, photographers and filmmakers, environmentalists and politicians, marketing mavens and advertising giants.
  • 2008
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013