Norwegian authorities say a polar bear attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on an Arctic archipelago. The polar bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said.
There exist images throughout history that capture the human psyche, encapsulating the height of tragedy, be it war, famine or climate crisis. This time, a group of filmmakers have shared images of the gut-wrenching moment they stumbled across a starving polar bear clinging to life in the wild as it scavenged for food.
Kali, a polar bear at the St. Louis Zoo is given a heart-shaped, ice "cake" stuffed with frozen mackerel, capelin and apples for him to chow down on for this Valentine's Day to show love.
It's clear at this point that even if the international climate accord being negotiated in suburban Paris becomes legally binding, it won't include punitive measures like trade sanctions or embargoes on straggler countries that fail to meet their commitments.