The 'soul-crushing' footage was taken by photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy after they arrived on northern Canada's Baffin Island.
Polar bears starving. California in flames. It’s just not extreme enough yet to persuade today’s deniers to act—and therein lies reason for hope.
Conservationist Paul Nicklen recorded this devastating video of a polar bear struggling to survive in a warming Arctic. With now-viral footage, which Nicklen describes as so wrenching that "it rips your heart out of your chest," Nicklen hopes to motivate action to save the bears and their polar climate. Show More Summary
When National Geographic published a video of a disturbingly thin polar bear struggling to walk across snow-free pastures on Thursday, it seemed like an image visceral enough to finally shake us out of our complacency to start doing something about climate change. Show More Summary
A team of conservationists documented the plight of an emaciated polar bear in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Now some wonder what can be done to save them.
Heartbreaking footage of a starving polar bear desperately searching for food on iceless land highlights the “real face of climate change”, conservationists say. Photojournalist Paul Nicklen said his team were moved to tears as they captured the struggling animal’s battle to stay alive on Canada’s Baffin Island last summer. Show More Summary
National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen has recently filmed a video which shows how terrifying global warming really is. The video shows a weak, starving polar bear in a desperate search for food. It’s heart-wrenching, but more...Show More Summary
Millions of Americans have seen and reacted to photographer Paul Nicklen’s video footage of a starving polar bear walking through a northern Canadian territory. Nicklen and his team were filming and photographing scenes for a project...Show More Summary
The Cult of Climastrology long agon made the polar bear, a massive animal that has no problem killing other animals and humans, the face of climate change doom. They’re having
The area has experienced recent climate change resulting in some devastating effects.
The video is tough to watch: A crew from the conservation group Sea Legacy came across a starving polar bear in Canada's Baffin Islands that clearly didn't have long to live. "We stood there crying—filming with tears rolling down our cheeks," photographer Paul Nicklen tells National Geographic. As Live...
Video footage captured in Canada’s Arctic has offered a devastating look at the impact climate change is having on polar bears in the region, showing an emaciated bear clinging to life as it scrounged for food on iceless land. The scene was recorded by the conservation group Sea Legacy during a late summer expedition in Baffin Island. Show More Summary
A video of a starving polar bear shot by a nature photographer has kick started a discussion about climate change.
A photographer filmed the "soul-crushing" scene to try to break through climate change apathy.
Heartbreaking video shows a starving polar bear scavenging for food on dry land. The scene in Canada's Baffin Islands was taken by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen. Nicklen said he and his crew were "filming with tears rolling down our cheeks." A video of a starving wild polar bear roaming around dry land looking for food has gone viral. Show More Summary
(University of Bonn) The Arctic is often in the headlines: starving polar bears on melting ice, the reckless hunt for raw materials, an increase in shipping, and the dispute over seal hunting. How should protecting the fragile ecosystem...Show More Summary
There are around 26,000 polar bears on the planet, out there doing their best as the ice caps melt. We've all seen the infamous starving polar bear picture, which has become a symbol (rightfully or not) of the impact of climate change on vulnerable species. But last week, instead of starvation came a story of glut. More »