Fifteen backpack-mounted cameras have captured images of polar bears going about their business in northern Manitoba. The images went online in time for International Polar Bear Day.Emily Chung, CBC News
From ecotourism to encouraging long-term research in critical lemur sites, researchers have proposed a three-year emergency action plan to prevent the wide-eyed prosimians from going extinct.Sudeshna Chowdhury
Disease may have spread because melting sea ice removed a key barrier that previously kept northern and southern animals apart. Now, as waters warm and southern animals chase the fish that are moving north, the animals are mingling.Yereth Rosen
The itty-bitty sand lance could be the culprit behind drops in the populations of Western Alaska's Steller sea lions, sea otters and northern fur seals, and maybe even offer another clue to recent baffling king salmon declines.
Great Land Trust on Wednesday announced it had purchased more than 900 acres of land near the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge, including wetlands important to Cook Inlet's salmon populations.Yereth Rosen
Hundreds of mallard ducks skip migrating south every year to hang out in a few Anchorage parks and greenbelts with open water. The ducks rely on the large quantity of bread and other foods they can mooch from local residents.Rick Sinnott