Posts Tagged: oil spill

Polar Bears © Norbert Rosing/ National Geographic Stock

Being Proactive for Polar Bears »

Polar bears are big – so how would trained responders go about getting them clean and healthy if an oil spill were to happen in the Arctic? We’re working with a local zoo to create tools to do just that.

Staging platform, © Krista Schlyer/Defenders

Protecting Wildlife From Poison »

When an oil spill or chemical leak threatens our nation’s wildlife, this program is there to investigate the cause, restore habitat, and prevent future incidents. Now its already-stretched budget could be cut even further, begging the question: when the next spill happens, who will be there to clean up the mess?