'polarbeargate' http://kunc.org en Scientist Cleared In Polar Bear Controversy http://kunc.org/post/scientist-cleared-polar-bear-controversy A long, controversial investigation of a polar bear scientist has ended with his government employer saying it does not look like he engaged in any scientific misconduct.<p>Charles Monnett is a wildlife researcher with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the Department of the Interior. Sat, 29 Sep 2012 15:10:01 +0000 Nell Greenfieldboyce 34385 at http://kunc.org Scientist Cleared In Polar Bear Controversy Feds Interview New Witnesses In Polar Bear Probe http://kunc.org/post/feds-interview-new-witnesses-polar-bear-probe Federal agents interviewed new witnesses this week in an ongoing investigation of government scientists that's been called "polar bear-gate," according to the scientists' lawyer.<p>The controversial probe, now entering its third year, is looking into allegations of scientific misconduct related to a 2006 report by wildlife researchers Charles Monnett and Jeffrey Gleason, who described seeing dead polar bears floating in Arctic waters.<p>The apparently drowned bears raised concerns about the effect of melting ice in the Arctic, and they were mentioned in Al Gore's movie<em> An Inconvenient Trut Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:54:00 +0000 Nell Greenfieldboyce 25214 at http://kunc.org Feds Interview New Witnesses In Polar Bear Probe