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Scientists Admit Polar Bear Numbers Were Made Up To ‘Satisfy Public Demand’
Daily Caller ^ | May 30, 2014 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 05/31/2014 7:09:18 AM PDT by grundle

Researchers with the IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group (PBSG) recently admitted to experienced zoologist and polar bear specialist Susan Crockford that the estimate given for the total number of polar bars in the Arctic was “simply a qualified guess given to satisfy public demand.”

Crockford has been critical of official polar bear population estimates because they fail to include five large subpopulations of polar bears. Due to the uncertainty of the populations in these areas, PBSG did not include them in their official estimate — but the polar bear group did include other subpopulation estimates.

PBSG has for years said that global polar bear populations were between 20,000 and 25,000, but these estimates are likely much lower than how many polar bears are actually living in the world.

“Based on previous PBSG estimates and other research reports, it appears there are probably at least another 6,000 or so bears living in these regions and perhaps as many as 9,000 (or more) that are not included in any PBSG ‘global population estimate,’” Crockford wrote on her blog.

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KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; opec

1 posted on 05/31/2014 7:09:18 AM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

DAMN LIES!!! THERE IS CONSENSUS!!!

CONSENSUS!!!


2 posted on 05/31/2014 7:13:19 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Settled science.


3 posted on 05/31/2014 7:14:07 AM PDT by moovova
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To: grundle

4 posted on 05/31/2014 7:15:08 AM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: grundle; All
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5 posted on 05/31/2014 7:17:08 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: grundle
“simply a qualified guess given to satisfy public demand.”

Many of US knew that THEN.

Many of US know global cooling warming change disruption is nothing but a scam to get taxpayer dollars to fund more erroneous projects and studies and create more job security for those tasked with those projects and studies.
6 posted on 05/31/2014 7:17:51 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: grundle

Leftists have politicized EVERYTHING. And at every turn, the end justifies the means. Lie, cheat, steal? No problem if it advances ‘Progressive Ideology’. Appalling.


7 posted on 05/31/2014 7:18:03 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: grundle
Captain Renault: "I'm shocked, shocked to find that science fraud is going on in here!"


8 posted on 05/31/2014 7:20:39 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: grundle

Any Word yet to this from Al Bore er.. Gore?


9 posted on 05/31/2014 7:22:21 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: moovova

Indeed! The world has a fever and the only solution is more cowbell! Or bovine backpack fart mitigation devices! Or something! For the Children!

Won’t anyone do something for THE CHILDREN????


10 posted on 05/31/2014 7:23:09 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: grundle

Were you lying then or are you lying now?


11 posted on 05/31/2014 7:24:21 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: Norm Lenhart

It’s frustrating to see how these extremists manipulate children’s emotions about polar bears and other wildlife, to get kids at a young age to believe in global warming.


12 posted on 05/31/2014 7:24:42 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: spokeshave

13 posted on 05/31/2014 7:25:38 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: grundle

Somebody committed fraud.


14 posted on 05/31/2014 7:26:54 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: grundle

Oh...I see.

Stealing the only good line from a very stupid movie,

“And, THEN????!!!”


15 posted on 05/31/2014 7:27:22 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: grundle

Welcome to a Marxist world, where science is whatever you want it to be to advance your political goals........

Dems, their media & educational spokespeople have now adopted this as resolute policy.


16 posted on 05/31/2014 7:28:14 AM PDT by Arlis
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To: grundle
simply a qualified guess given to satisfy public demand

As in Public Broadcasting System & fellow travelers…

17 posted on 05/31/2014 7:32:29 AM PDT by mikrofon (Science BUMP)
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To: TomGuy
“simply a qualified guess given to satisfy public demand.”

Public demand for WHAT?

18 posted on 05/31/2014 7:34:08 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Khrushchev said it plainly “We won’t get you but we will get your children”. Those children he got v via communist takeover of the schools now teach other children in schools and colleges themselves.

And college today is very much filled with ‘children’ Their intellectual growth has been intentionally held at child level so as to be easier to manipulate.


19 posted on 05/31/2014 7:35:44 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: originalbuckeye
Leftists have politicized EVERYTHING. And at every turn, the end justifies the means. Lie, cheat, steal? No problem if it advances ‘Progressive Ideology’. Appalling.

Alinsky directed this over and over in his writings. The goal is always POWER and do whatever is necessary to get it. Go along, appear moderate take popular positions but always with the goal of gaining more POWER! You see it every day in these people. BTW Hillary was and is a devout follower of Alinsky. If she gets elected it will be Obama's regime on steroids!

20 posted on 05/31/2014 7:39:09 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: originalbuckeye

Very good. I think you “hit it right on the head!”


22 posted on 05/31/2014 7:51:47 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: originalbuckeye

Very good. I think you “hit it right on the head!”


23 posted on 05/31/2014 7:51:57 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Common Sense 101

bttt


24 posted on 05/31/2014 7:52:51 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Don Corleone

Robert Greene’s “48 Laws of Power” is must read for any one wanting to understand life in the world today. Alynski may have directed the ‘how’ but Greene explains ‘why’.


25 posted on 05/31/2014 7:53:13 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: TomGuy

“...scam to get taxpayer dollars to fund more erroneous projects and studies and create more job security for those tasked with those projects and studies”

**********
Absolutely true. Good post.

Many studies are just gravy trains for bureaucrats, academics, and contractors. The trick, of course, is to design the study to produce the desired findings. And a really “good” study spawns even more studies.


26 posted on 05/31/2014 7:53:43 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: grundle; et al

Had ENOUGH Yet ?


27 posted on 05/31/2014 8:00:54 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had ENOUGH Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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To: S.O.S121.500

Oh I had enough a long time ago. The problem is that I can’t get enough people to elect principled conservatives to fry these bastards in a court of law.

Too many people will settle for winning for the sake of winning, then bitch when the ‘winners’ perpetuate the problem. Until that changes, nothing changes.


28 posted on 05/31/2014 8:05:50 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Dick Vomer

Ice gangstas. :-)


29 posted on 05/31/2014 8:09:43 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: grundle
Its so much easier to lie like a dog so you can get those Obama-bucks.......  Your Federal grant to study global warming and come out with the result the Democratic party wants
30 posted on 05/31/2014 8:11:44 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: grundle
Obama works to make one promise come true!
31 posted on 05/31/2014 8:12:44 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: originalbuckeye
Leftists have politicized EVERYTHING. And at every turn, the end justifies the means. Lie, cheat, steal? No problem if it advances ‘Progressive Ideology’. Appalling.

They gain money and power from this. Nobody has ever stopped them, or even slowed them down.

We point out their hypocrisy and corruption, but that does nothing. They laugh at us.

Expect more of the same from liberals and for it to get worse.

32 posted on 05/31/2014 8:13:30 AM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: Norm Lenhart

Thanks for the tip, Norm. I just scanned them. Insightful stuff.

Regards.


33 posted on 05/31/2014 8:16:48 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: grundle
some_textLook... The lonely polar bear. There are ten of us and only one of him, they must be endangered.
34 posted on 05/31/2014 8:19:04 AM PDT by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: grundle
was “simply a qualified guess given to satisfy public demand.

AKA "a SWAG". Scientific Wild Ass Guess".


35 posted on 05/31/2014 8:19:48 AM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan
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To: Norm Lenhart
'“A heckler once interrupted Nikita Khrushchev in the middle of a speech in which he was denouncing the crimes of Stalin. “You were a colleague of Stalin’s,” the heckler yelled, “why didn’t you stop him then?” Khrushschev apparently could not see the heckler and barked out, “Who said that?” No hand went up. No one moved a muscle. After a few seconds of tense silence, Khrushchev finally said in a quiet voice, “Now you know why I didn’t stop him.” Instead of just arguing that anyone facing Stalin was afraid, knowing that the slightest sign of rebellion would mean certain death, he had made them feel what it was like to face Stalin—had made them feel the paranoia, the fear of speaking up, the terror of confronting the leader, in this case Khrushchev. The demonstration was visceral and no more argument was necessary.” ― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power Is this why no one will hold Obama accountable? They are afraid of audits and blackmail? Someone in power must stand up for the Law and the American people. This is NOT what was intended by our Founding Fathers!
36 posted on 05/31/2014 8:25:10 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Should be a couple of empty lines between ‘Power’ and ‘Is’. Cannot change the post now.


37 posted on 05/31/2014 8:26:54 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: IDontLikeToPayTaxes

Point out the financial waste and abuse in any government agency or program, and you get laughed at. Even politicians claim that it would cost more to alleviate the fraud and abuse than what the fraud and abuse costs.

Makes one wonder how many cronies of policians are ‘in’ on the fraud and abuse.

==

Similar with the openness of the southern border. They keep it that way for a reason — they benefit from it.


38 posted on 05/31/2014 8:45:34 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: grundle

The science is settled!


39 posted on 05/31/2014 8:48:13 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan

67.3% of all statistics are made up on the spot.


40 posted on 05/31/2014 8:50:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: grundle

We were “swegged” by bureau-scientists.
“S.W.E.G.” is an acronym for “Scientific Wild Eyed Guess”, something that scientists employed by agencies are prone to do.

Why do they exhibit this most undesirable behavior? The answer is actually found in their hormone balance, which was changed when they were neutered so that they could sing in their Agency Choir.

Yes, they are the “Scientific Castrati”, sterilized and sanitized for your enjoyment.

;-(


41 posted on 05/31/2014 8:51:10 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: grundle; All

There are times when I vigorously disagree with Talk show hoat Dennis Praeger. Not often here in FR’s,and usually by screaming at my radio set.
But;
Praeger this week interview a guy who completely exposed the New York Times as a fraud resorting to agenda driven news fabrication as it does countless times.

Remember way back when it reported a viscious murder of a young Queen’s New York woman comming home late at night. Off her shift as a bar/maid waitress. Who was stabbed to death multiple times in the entranceway to her building that was wittnessed by 38 people who never called the cops or tried to interefere ?

It was a complete fabrication, a lie. That story made the rounds to the extent it was used as an example as man’s callousness (specifically directed at New Yorkers) and indifference as well as unwillingness to get involved. In fact Praeger admitted he used that episode many times to illustrate man’s cruelty to man and in this interview with the suthor lamented doing so.

Unfortunately I remember off hand the interview but not the victims name which I know was Italian but not accurately enough to spell it out here or the author’s name or book title in the time frame allowed to post comments here in FR.

My point in posting this comment is that Polar bear story was eagarly spread by that same publication The New York Times considered “a news outlet of record” giving it a credability it doesn’t deserve.

The next time any talk show host or other conservative news sources apply any reference to that publication. They should asked and I for one will be doing this. Using this query;

Why are you grasping at straws using the premier agenda driven propaganda medium of the lefties The New York Times as a source of support for your assertion ? Without stating what it is. And reminding your listener or reader what it is.

Time to Tear It Down !


42 posted on 05/31/2014 9:09:43 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: originalbuckeye

That book pretty much explains it all. I cannot recommend it enough. It is about the most important work on the subject of power since “The Prince” and in many ways surpasses it.

What is frustrating to me is seeing the knowledge in it played out daily and not being able to convince people to get a copy and learn for themselves.

And then USE that knowledge where possible.


43 posted on 05/31/2014 9:11:38 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Oh I had enough a long time ago. The problem is that I can’t get enough people to elect principled conservatives to fry these bastards in a court of law.
-=0=-
Cannot afford to enrich lawyers, so must resort to civil disobedience and monkey warfare. Crippling the Department of Propaganda, even locally, is a daunting task.......And we vote, though I must confess only once each election.


44 posted on 05/31/2014 6:50:54 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had ENOUGH Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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45 posted on 06/02/2014 9:14:17 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Of COURSE bacon is good for you!!!)
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