Why Fat Bear Week 2021 Is About More Than Hibernation

Seeing Otis, Holly, and 747 compete during Alaska’s Fat Bear Week reminds us of the impact of wilderness and development tradeoffs.

October 2020 Friday’s e-links: Comparing the Candidates, Two Brown Bears, and a T.rex

Our October e-links include three current events podcasts, two charming fat bear contest winners, and one very pricey dinosaur.

October 2020 Friday’s e-links: Two Brown Bears, Two Podcasts, and a T.rex

Our October e-links include two podcasts for starting each day, two charming Fat Bear contest winners, and a very pricey T.rex.

October 2020 Friday’s e-links: Two Brown Bears and a T.rex

Our October e-links include the past and current winners of Alaska’s Fat Bear Contest, Otis and 747, and STAN, a $31.8 million dinosaur.

October 2020 Friday’s e-links: A Charming Brown Bear and a T.rex

Our October e-links begin with a video of Otis, a contender in Alaska’s Fat Bear Contest and with STAN, a $31.8 million dinosaur.

October 2020 Friday’s e-link: A Charming Brown Bear

Our October e-links begin with a video of Otis, an Alaskan brown bear, charmingly and meticulously consuming one salmon.

What We Can Learn From a Very Fat Bear

Having observed Alaska’s Fat Bear Week, we can see the tradeoffs created by a proposed copper and gold mine.