Polar Bears International

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Climate Change

Floods. Droughts. Heat waves. Massive storms.

Climate change isn’t currently just a threat to polar bears or the Arctic. It has a profound impact on people—with effects that will intensify unless we reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Change 101

What Is Climate Change?

A warming world has profound effects on the lives of its inhabitants.

Sea Ice Loss & Temperature Trends

A closer look at changes to Arctic sea ice shows an unsettling trend.

Status

Sea ice loss from climate change is the primary threat to polar bears.

FAQ

Our chief scientist, Dr. Steven Amstrup, responds to frequent questions and clears up myths and misconceptions about polar bears and climate change.

Human Interaction with Polar Bears

Hunting & Ecosystem

Changing a creature’s environment changes the way they live.

Disease

Polar bears are not very prone to disease, although there are some parasites.

Commercial Activity

Where there’s a chance for profit, there is activity.

Overharvesting

Once the gravest threat to the polar bear’s future, hunting is now carefully regulated.

It's not too late. Act now to effect change.

Your actions today will help prevent potentially catastrophic changes from taking place—not only helping polar bears, but also preserving the climate that has allowed humans to flourish.

Act Now

Polar Bears

Learn about these remarkable animals.

Discover Polar Bears

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