Blogs

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

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 13:29

Getting Ready for the Beluga Cam

By Kt Miller, Assistant Media Manager   It’s been a bit of a whirlwind up in Churchill this summer, but it’s always a bit of a whirlwind when you are working in the north. It seems like no... Continue Reading

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 08:45

How do scientists study polar bear genetics, and why?

PBI's own Alysa McCall asks Michelle Viengkone of the University of Alberta about her polar bear genetics study.

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 08:20

Zoos Green Their Groceries

With Arctic Sea Ice Day 2015 coming up on July 11th, we are highlighting three of our Arctic Ambassador Center zoos that are amping up their carbon reduction efforts and making greener food... Continue Reading

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 15:13

Becoming a Polar Bear Scientist

One of the most frequent questions that we receive from students is, “How can I become a polar bear scientist?” We turned to Patrick Mislan, a master’s candidate studying polar bears at the... Continue Reading

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:43

U.S. Polar Bear Recovery Plan

By Geoff York, Senior Director of Conservation The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a draft version of its polar bear conservation plan for public comment. The plan cites global... Continue Reading

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 08:25

What Does a Model Have to Do With Polar Bears?

How are mathmatical models used to better understand polar bears? Mathematician Jody Reimer explains it all to PBI's Alysa McCall. 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 09:08

Living Sustainably: For Some, It Is More Than an Option

My colleague, Geoff York, and I recently had the opportunity to convene with researchers, nonprofits, traditional knowledge holders, managers, and hunters from across North America to discuss... Continue Reading

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