Talk about polarizing
by Cassady Craighill
August 15, 2012
© Greenpeace / Alex Yallop
On the newestGreenpeaceRadioshow,Greenpeacewriter Tom Avila talks with Dr. Steven C. Amstrup, senior scientist with Polar Bears International. Dr. Amstrup, who was selected as the 2012 recipient of the Indianapolis Prize for animal conservation, is a world-renowned polar bear biologist whose work contribute to the listing of polar bears as an endangered species.
On the program, the two discuss the current state of the polar bear population, the surprisingly complex nature of sea ice and whether polar bears are the proverbial canary in the coal mine when we discuss climate change.