Polar Bear Population Decline a Wake Up Call for Climate Change Action

Originally posted on Don Lichterman:

Southern Beaufort Sea polar bears show forty percent drop in number and I just heard on the Ed Show that these people had been tracking 40 polar bears and now there are two (2). They are drowning because they have to grab food in opened ocean waters which they cannot swim in, and they are all malnutrition(ed), etc. We have really screwed things up big time.

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“We need to change course if we want to stop further habitat loss and ensure resilient wildlife populations, both in the Arctic and around the world.”

Margaret Williams – Managing Director, WWF’s Arctic Program

Forty percent. That’s the stunning population loss for polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea. The news comes from a new study linking the dramatic decline in this polar bear subpopulation in northeast Alaska and Canada to a loss of sea ice due to climate change.

How does climate change…

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Wolves and Dogs Speak With Their Eyes

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:

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Wolves and dogs can communicate using their eyes alone, suggests a new study in the journal PLoS ONE.

The color of the face around the eye, the eye’s shape and the color and shape of both the iris and the pupil are all part of the elaborate eye-based communication system, according to the research, which could apply to humans as well.

Sayoko Ueda of the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Kyoto University led the study, which compared these characteristics of the face and eyes among 25 different types of canines.

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FAR FROM HEAVEN – TRIBUTE TO TILIKUM BY ZACH AFFOLTER.

Please don’t support Sea World or any marine park. Don’t support captivity.
Animals shouldn’t be used for entertainment. They just need to be left alone and live their live in the wild.
This is heartbreaking. Never go there.Watch Blackfish and The Cove.

Please watch this beautiful tribute to Tilikum:
The music fits so well and as Zach is saying:
“The song made me cry when I heard it…I just KNEW it fit what Tilikum might be thinking”.
I cried too.

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Jimmy Wilson’s White Bear.

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Today I thought that I would talk about a documentary for a change…And it’s not any documentary. This stunning documentary  was one of the winners of the ‘Artic Film Festival’.. I think 200 or more films were submitted and 7 were chosen to be screened at the festival and ‘White Bear’ was so powerful with breathtaking images that it get in.

 

Have you ever thought about the polar bear and the challenges that great animal must overcome? Come along with Jimmy Wilson as he travels north to Churchill, Manitoba, “The Polar Bear Capital of the World.” See and learn about one of nature’s most amazing animals from Churchill’s resident polar bear expert, Dr. Paul Watts.

I just loved watching it. The images are breathtaking and you can really feel that you are making this journey with Jimmy thanks to the stunning wildlife footage.
This is a fantastic idea for a gift. This is a fascinating and very informative documentary.You will learn about polar bears and all the challenges they have to face. I love polar bears.I love all animals and i enjoy learning about them.

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OR7 The Journey – World Premiere – Sunday May 25, 2014!

Originally posted on Howling For Justice:

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‘OR7 – The Journey’,  is a mesmerizing new documentary film about one adventurous young wolf, from Northeast Oregon, who struck out for new country and ended up making history.

While the reasons behind the radio-collared wolf OR7’s extensive journey were most likely humble and based on instincts alone, the moment he stepped into the state of California, in the fall of 2011, OR-7 became a worldwide celebrity. He’s the first wild wolf known to make tracks in California in almost 90 years.

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This amazing story has been recreated for the big screen by accomplished Oregon filmmaker, Clemens Schenk. While initially intrigued by this one wolf’s story, researching  the film led the producer to discover issues and social attitudes negatively impacting all wild wolves in the U.S. Exposing the shameful way American wildlife agencies are treating wild wolves became a driving force behind the movie. While telling the story of this…

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Gabriel Organics

 https://www.gabrielcosmeticsinc.com/index.cfm/category/2/gabriel-organics-skincare.cfm

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Today I will be reviewing the normal to combination Skincare series with white seaweed calming cleanser, the seaweed nourishing moisturizer and the sea mineral tonic. Gabriel focuses on the rejuvenating and healing qualities that are derived from the sea ingredients that they use. They refer to themselves as pioneers in bringing these ingredients to you, which is wonderful.

We will start with the white seaweed calming cleanser. It smells great and made my skin incredibly soft, I strongly recommend this product as it left my skin feeling replenished.

Next is the sea mineral tonic which you apply with a cotton ball all over your face to prepare your skin for the moisturizer. The application was very easy and it made my skin feel fresh and very clean.

The last product is the series is the seaweed nourishing moisturizer which you apply after the toner, it did not feel too heavy on my face it got absorbed by my skin straight away and made me feel clean once again. My skin felt nourished and refreshed. The moisturizer is currently out of stock and it is so great that I am waiting eagerly for it to come back so that I can purchase another!

These products are organic and cruelty free which means not tested at all on animals which I find truly great and admirable.These a products are also vegan, GMOs and gluten free and there are no synthetic ingredients. I strongly recommend these products they are easy to use and work great together and have such a good ethical background to them.

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