Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:34

Coming Together on Polar Bear-Human Conflict

By Geoff York, Senior Director of Conservation  “If you want to avoid challenging issues and vexing politics, stay away from Arctic marine mammals.”  A wise colleague in Barrow, Alaska... Continue Reading

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 09:42

Good News Friday {US - Nordic Commitment to Climate}

The United States hosted the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden at the White House last week. One of the key topics of discussion was climate change, and leaders... Continue Reading

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 00:00

Good News Friday {World is Breaking Free of Fossil Fuels}

Around the world, carbon dioxide emissions are decreasing as we work together to create a cleaner future for people and polar bears. That’s good news! U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide... Continue Reading

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:54

Good News Friday {Fossil Fuel Reduction}

We know that the number one threat to polar bears is loss of their sea ice habitat due to climate change. This week’s good news is that the movement to stop fossil fuel development just keeps... Continue Reading

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 08:03

Polar Bear Research Base: A Tech Guy's Dream

I recently returned from taking part in a polar bear maternal den study in Svalbard, Norway, where I worked with scientists from the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research and the... Continue Reading

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:00

To Swim or Not to Swim?

The question of to swim or not to swim, at least for polar bears, can only be answered in light of sea ice conditions. I discovered this after working with a team of scientists from the... Continue Reading

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 11:26

Wednesday Shout Out {Running for Polar Bears}

Would you do something you really didn’t like to benefit polar bears? Rachael Hoggarth of Manchester, England did. In fact, she ran a marathon to raise funds to support our work for polar... Continue Reading

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 13:06

Support National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try! It's also time to remind our leaders that we support bike... Continue Reading

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 00:00

Good News Friday {Earth Day}

Today – Earth Day!—155 countries will sign the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change at a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters. Earlier this year, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon... Continue Reading

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:58

Good News Friday {Living in a Post-Carbon World}

We know that what polar bears need most is sea ice. Due to climate change, sea ice is forming later in the year and melting earlier, making it tough for polar bears. To stop or slow this... Continue Reading