Blogs

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:52

The Place of Icebergs

By Geoff York, Senior Director of Conservation   After 14 hours of continuous travel, I am finally on the final approach to Illulisat, Greenland—completing my circle around the globe and... Continue Reading

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 12:06

Good News Friday {Islamic Leaders Call for Climate Change Action}

In June, Pope Francis delivered his papal encyclical on the environment and climate. This is an important moment for the climate movement as it heightened media attention on climate change... Continue Reading

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 09:03

Bobbing with Belugas

Every summer, something very unique happens in the large estuaries where freshwater river systems meet the saltwater of Hudson Bay. Beluga whales gather by the thousands to socialize, give... Continue Reading

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 13:00

The Bears of Summer

When my husband, two kids, and I got on a Frontiers North Adventures Tundra Buggy® in August and headed out onto the taiga/tundra, we didn’t really expect to see a polar bear. Of course, we... Continue Reading

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 08:10

Good News Friday {Clean Power Plan}

We’ve been saying that the U.S. needs to take the lead on climate change for years. We’ve been saying that it needs to happen now. Good news for polar bears and people-- the Obama... Continue Reading

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 00:00

Wednesday Shout Out (In Memory of Nolan Berthelette)

Today’s shout out is a tribute to Nolan Berthelette, a fourteen-year-old boy who passed away in July due to a brain aneurism. Nolan was a life-long conservationist. In an essay he wrote for a... Continue Reading

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 11:34

Churchill's Big Five

They call it the polar bear capital of the world: a small town nestled at a junction of ecozones on the frontier of great open expanses in all directions—a true gateway to the north for... Continue Reading

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:17

First Steps Outside the Den

This remarkable video from John Downer Productions uses a hidden camera to record a polar bear cub's first steps outside the den (with a little help from mom!)  Want to learn more about polar... Continue Reading

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 13:54

Journey of Southern Hudson Bay Polar Bears

Polar bears carrying GPS/satellite radio collars in the Southern Hudson Bay study began to move out onto the band of landfast ice that was forming along the Ontario coast of Hudson Bay and... Continue Reading

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 15:55

PBI Bear Tracker Tutorial

Are you curious about how to use PBI's Bear Tracker? Alysa McCall, our field programs manager, shares tips and insights. If you're a teacher, be sure to check out our Bear Tracker Unit Plan... Continue Reading

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