Polar Bear Researcher Markus Dyck Dies in Helicopter Crash
Polar Bear Researcher Markus Dyck Dies in Helicopter Crash
Dyck was widely respected for working alongside indigenous groups as he studied polar bears on their ancestral lands.
Polar Bear Researcher Markus Dyck Dies in Helicopter Crash
Polar Bear Researcher Markus Dyck Dies in Helicopter Crash

Dyck was widely respected for working alongside indigenous groups as he studied polar bears on their ancestral lands.

Dyck was widely respected for working alongside indigenous groups as he studied polar bears on their ancestral lands.

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Marine Protected Areas Aren’t Protected Against Climate Change
Marine Protected Areas Aren’t Protected Against Climate Change
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If left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions will drive ocean temperatures up, affecting wildlife in these regions.
“Yeti” Just a Himalayan Bear?
“Yeti” Just a Himalayan Bear?
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Latest analysis suggests the yeti is a known bear species, not the new, hybrid species suggested by a previous study.
Going with the Flow
Going with the Flow
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An analysis of polar bear genes corroborates the mammals’ recent migration to icier climes.
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A polar bear researcher is being investigated for opposing oil and gas industry research initiative in the Arctic, while supporting a similar proposal from NOAA.
The Polar Bear’s Prehistoric Past
The Polar Bear’s Prehistoric Past
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Genomic analyses reveal that the polar bear evolved between 4 and 5 million years ago, far earlier than previous studies had estimated.
Polar Bear More Ancient Than Realized
Jef Akst | Apr 20, 2012
A genetic analysis reveals that the polar bear split from the brown bear some 600,000 years ago.
More Questions about Polar Bear Researcher
Tia Ghose | Aug 12, 2011
An investigation into a polar bear scientist’s suspension raises more questions than it answers.