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I've spent my life writing about, and attempting to protect, wildlife and the environment. I founded the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society and I've chased after whaling ships with Greenpeace. My latest book details personal encounters humans have had with polar bears. Contact: kieranakvegas@gmail.com

Author Stories
Feb 10, 2016 12:19 PM ET
Polar bears spend most of their time resting or walking, new research shows. Continue reading →
Feb 9, 2016 06:29 PM ET
Low levels of Arctic sea ice and melting Antarctic glaciers and ice shelves are cause for concern. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2016 12:08 PM ET
Scientists catch a rare sight of an erupting volcano on a remote sub-Antarctic island. Continue reading →
Feb 1, 2016 03:00 PM ET
Tiny particles of plastic from cosmetics and industry affect oyster reproduction and threaten marine life.
Jan 28, 2016 01:30 PM ET
A simple change in power line technology could slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2016 03:46 PM ET
An approaching storm is threatening the mid-Atlantic with ice, high winds and record snowfall. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2016 01:56 PM ET
Move over, cockroaches: The real champions of surviving the worst of conditions are microscopic tardigrades. Continue reading →
Jan 19, 2016 02:16 PM ET
Fish catches are higher and fisheries' declines are greater than official figures suggest, according to a new study. Continue reading →
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