Bioscience paper and starving polar bear follow-up

Posted: December 12, 2017 by oldbrew in alarmism, Critique
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As Dr Susan Crockford correctly says:
‘Now folks know exactly where to go for an unbiased take on polar bear issues.’

And an expert suggests the ‘starving polar bear’ widely reported in recent days may have been a cancer victim.

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Between the two stories (the attack by my colleaguesand the starving polar bear hype), views at my blog have gone through the roof and one Arctic biologist speaks out on what SeaLegacy folks should have done when they saw a starving polar bear on Baffin Island this summer.

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For the two weeks prior to the release of the Harvey paper (rounding to the nearest 100) the number of page views was 11,400 while for the two weeks since the Harvey et al. paper was released views were at 72,300 (with 14,900 views yesterday, 23,300 views the day before, and 12,500 the day before that). Prior to the Harvey et al. incident, my highest-ever one day blog view tally was 10,400 (a walrus haulout post!).

Several blogs were discussing the Harvey et al. paper and its implications from the first day (29 November) and a few have contacted me to…

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Comments
  1. Kelvin Vaughan says:

    What a coincidence. Just in time before Christmas when a lot of people are feeling generous to boost the funds of the WWF.

  2. oldbrew says:

    Another stitch-up from the ranks of the usual climate alarm suspects gets a mauling…

    Polar bear attack paper invalidated by non-independent analysis

    My first thought on seeing the Harvey et al text was whether the so-called ‘majority-view’ papers mainly cited Stirling, Amstrup and Derocher papers in support of their views. Did they identify a view present in the literature which traced its antecedents to their own papers?

    http://nigguraths.wordpress.com/2017/12/12/polar-bear-attack-paper-marred-by-non-independent-analysis/

    You can probably guess the answer 😐

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