International Polar Bear Day

two polar bears in the sunsetMonday, February 27 was designated as International Polar Bear Day by the conservation group known as Polar Bears International to raise awareness against global warming. Global warming is devastating polar bear habitats rapidly. This year the organization launched Siku Cam, a live video stream of a polar bear cub named Siku from his home at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park. The group also made a New Year's wish on behalf of Siku:

"Siku would like you all to reduce your carbon footprint and save energy. And if you all do that, he would be very, very happy."

If you would like to see the live video of Siku the Polar Bear then click here.