Drowning polar bears scientist gets $100k settlement

2013-12-05 10:29
Authorities remove the carcass of a 250kg male polar bear at the Von Postbreen glacier in Tempelfjorden. (Sysselmannen, Arild Lyssand, AFP)

Authorities remove the carcass of a 250kg male polar bear at the Von Postbreen glacier in Tempelfjorden. (Sysselmannen, Arild Lyssand, AFP)

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Juneau - An Alaska scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears helped galvanise the global warming movement has retired as part of a settlement with a federal agency he says tried to silence him to protect its political goals.

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