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2011-06-30 10:37:00

VANCOUVER, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM / BVL: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") is deeply saddened to learn of the accidental death of Karen Swarthout, the wife of  Chief Executive Officer Andrew Swarthout, in Tucson, Arizona. The Company would like to express its sincere sympathy on behalf of the entire team at Bear Creek Mining. Catherine McLeod-Seltzer Bear Creek Mining Chairman stated, "We are sending Andy our heartfelt condolences...

2011-06-29 08:05:00

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, along with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), launched a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring Smokey Bear designed to provide critical information to Americans about wildfire prevention. The PSAs are being distributed prior to the July 4th holiday, a time when many people go camping, have outdoor BBQs and light fireworks. To view the multimedia assets...

2011-06-26 17:31:00

VANCOUVER, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM / BVL: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") reports conference call details. CONFERENCE CALL / WEBCAST Call-in details for the conference call are: Date: June 27(th )2011 Time: 6 a.m. (Pacific) / 9 a.m. (Eastern) Number: (647) 427-7450 Toll Free: (888) 231-8191 To access the webcast: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=3589080 A replay of this conference call will be available from...

2011-06-01 06:38:00

VANCOUVER, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSXV: BCM) (BVL: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") reports that the Peruvian government has issued a new resolution  imposing further measures in addition to those actions reported by the Company in its news release dated May 24, 2011 . By a resolution issued by the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Santa Ana Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ("ESIA") process has been suspended for a term of twelve months to May...

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2011-05-11 08:35:00

Research regarding North American black bear fatal attacks on people shows lone males are most dangerous, attack rates are rising with human population growth Fatal encounters with black bears have been exceedingly rare during the last century, but appear to be mainly the result of predatory male bears targeting humans in their wilderness home ranges, according to a new study led by the world's leading expert on bear attacks. In an article published today in the Journal of Wildlife...

2011-04-25 10:38:00

BEAR, Del., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, recently opened a new physical therapy clinic in Bear, DE. The clinic offers a comprehensive range of physical therapy services, including: manual therapy; post-surgical care; balance/gait re-training; chronic pain rehabilitation; neck/back therapy; and treatment for foot pain, headache, sciatica, and additional conditions. All services are provided by...

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2011-04-15 06:15:00

Russia, reneging on an agreement made with the United States allowing a quota of 29 polar bears to be hunted, posted a statement on its website saying it will not allow the animals to be hunted in its far north polar region. "A decision has been taken on the government level that Russia will not be using its quota," said the statement found on the personal website of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. A deal reached by a Russian-US commission was approved last month by the Chukotka governor to...

2011-04-06 08:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As spring has sprung, many Pennsylvanians soon will be spending more time outdoors and seeing more wildlife - and signs of wildlife - in their yards and other places they frequent. Pennsylvania Game Commission officials remind residents that among the wildlife that will become more visible are Pennsylvania's roughly 18,000 black bears, all of which will be looking for food. "After several months of hibernation, sightings of bears...

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2011-03-21 06:15:00

Knut, Berlin Zoo's superstar polar bear, has died at the age of four. "Everyone is just in shock here," said Claudia Bienek, a spokeswoman for the Berlin Zoo in the German capital while discussing the death of Knut, a beloved zoo resident. Knut died unexpectedly while in his enclosure. As a cub in 2007, Knut, was rejected by his mother and had been reared by zookeepers. Captive polar bears generally live to be around 35 years of age. Knut was only four years and three months old. He was...

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2011-02-18 06:05:00

Black bears show surprisingly significant and previously unobserved slowing of their metabolism during and after hibernation, according to a new study by scientists at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. The amount of metabolic suppression surprised the researchers, since the bears exhibited only a moderate decrease in body temperature during hibernation. "In general, an animal's metabolism slows to about half for each 10 degree (Celsius) drop in body...


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Cave bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-06-22 16:42:25

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

Cave Bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-05-17 22:36:40

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

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