Our mission is to conserve polar bears and the sea ice they depend on. We also work to inspire people to care about the Arctic and its connection to our global climate.
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Polar Bear Week
Celebrate with us, Oct 30-Nov 5!

Tundra Connections
Big names. Big bears. Big science!

Project Polar Bear Contest
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Polar Bear Week - Coming Soon!

During Polar Bear Week, join us in celebrating polar bears--and take our Energy Challenge to help them!

Live from the Tundra!

Join our webcasts with leading scientists & educators--as polar bears prowl outside! Register now for the fall season.

Team Up and Make a Difference!

Our Project Polar Bear Contest challenges students to create community projects that reduce CO2.

Help Sustain a Future for Them

Your symbolic adoption will help real polar bears in the wild.

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 15:59

Polar Bear Season Is Here!

A watchful mother polar bear monitors the surroundings with her two COY's (cubs of the year) at her...

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 17:32

Inspiring Change Through Storytelling

By Laura Curtis, Assiniboine Park and Zoo. Nearly five years ago, I was asked to give a...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 12:22

A Different Start to Polar Bear Season

By Alysa McCall, PBI Director of Conservation Outreach & Staff Scientist Last week marked...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 09:34

SeaWorld Funds Polar Bear Study

Polar Bears International wishes to thank the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund for...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 17:10

Become Part of Our Team!

Are you interested in working with a nonprofit dedicated to conserving polar bears? Polar Bears...

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:36

The Benefits of Storytelling

By Kristen Metzger, Reid Park Zoo.  During our afternoon on the tundra, we all witnessed...

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:23

Winds of Change: Paris Climate Agreement

 They did it! We did it. It’s a huge step forward—and there’s no looking back. This week...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 22:59

Community Connections: Churchill and Chinook

By Jenn Beening, San Diego Zoo Global. With polar bear symbolism on nearly everything in...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 08:57

Co-existing With Polar Bears

By Erica Hansen, Utah’s Hogle Zoo. It's not the easiest place in the world to call home. Sub-...

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:16

Storm and Churchill Impressions

By Andy Watson, Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Shervin Hess, Oregon Zoo. Around two a.m. the...