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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’s 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

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 07:47

Update on Arturo

Over the past couple of years, hundreds of thousands of people have signed petitions requesting that Arturo, an aging polar bear in Argentina, be moved from the Mendoza Zoo to a more modern... Continue Reading

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:34

Join Us on a Conservation Journey

Imagine savoring your morning coffee with a polar bear just outside the window and spending the rest of the day observing polar bear behavior and learning about how these amazing creatures... Continue Reading

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 08:54

Polar Bears on the Potomac

By Geoff York, Senior Director of Conservation  Listening and learning. Sharing perspectives. Networking and engaging in constructive dialogue. During three days in early June, the U.S. Fish... Continue Reading

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 08:35

Offshore Arctic Drilling: Wrong Time, Wrong Place, Wrong Activity

By Dr. Steven C. Amstrup, Chief Scientist  The recent news that the Obama administration has given conditional approval to Shell Oil to drill in the deep waters off the Alaskan coast is cause... Continue Reading

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 09:01

Good News Friday {Papal Encyclical}

Yesterday, on June 18, 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... Continue Reading

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 13:51

What Do Polar Bears and Pollution Have in Common?

What do polar bears and pollution have in common? More than you think! PBI's own Alysa McCall chats with Dr. Thea Bechshoft, a post grad student at the University of Alberta.

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 07:46

Good News Friday {G7 Climate Goals}

In a lead up to climate talks in Paris in December, world leaders have come up with some good news that could cut carbon emissions dramatically. One of the most promising outcomes of the G7... Continue Reading

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:03

What do you mean polar bears get STRESSED?

Polar bears don't have jobs, they don't have bills - so why do they get stressed? Patrick Mislan, a student at the University of Alberta, gives us insights into polar bear stress levels in... Continue Reading

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