News tagged with grizzlies

Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land food

A group of researchers say polar bears forced off melting sea ice will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion that contradicts studies indicating that bears ...

dateApr 01, 2015 in Ecology
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States divvy up Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt

Wildlife officials have divvied up how many grizzly bears can be killed by hunters in the Yellowstone region of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho as the states seek control of a species shielded from hunting for the past 40 years, ...

dateJan 04, 2016 in Ecology
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US seeks end to Yellowstone grizzly protections

The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for hundreds of Yellowstone-area grizzlies, opening the door to future hunts for the fearsome bears across parts of three states for the first time ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Ecology
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Land reclamation benefits Alberta grizzly bears

In the face of ongoing demand for resource extraction, scientists are challenged to minimize disruption to sensitive wilderness species. A team from the University of Alberta has studied the effects of human disturbance—specifically ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Ecology
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