Blogs

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 09:00

Wednesday Shout Out {Arctic Sea Ice Day Participation}

Bear hugs and a big shout out to PBI’s Arctic Ambassador Centers and zoo partners that participated in this year’s Arctic Sea Ice Day (ASID) on July 15. We created Arctic Sea Ice Day to call... Continue Reading

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:36

Arctic Sea Ice Day

On Friday, we held our third annual Arctic Sea Ice Day, a day founded by Polar Bears International to draw attention to sea ice loss in the Arctic, why it matters, and how we can help.  Sea... Continue Reading

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 11:20

Building Better Bear Tracking Devices

In mid-June, the 24th annual International Bear Association Conference was held in Anchorage, Alaska. This meeting saw attendance from bear professionals around the globe and representation... Continue Reading

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 14:25

Sea Ice: the Beluga's Protector

Most people know that whales need water to survive. Most people also know that because whales are mammals, they need to rise to the ocean surface occasionally to breathe air. Why, then, would... Continue Reading

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 14:12

PBI Chair Appointed to Order Of Canada

Polar Bears International’s board chair and president and CEO of Canada Goose was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada this week. This is one of the highest compliments the Canadian... Continue Reading

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:18

10 Facts About Arctic Sea Ice

Join us in counting down to Arctic Sea Ice Day, July 15th! We founded this day to draw attention to sea ice loss in the Arctic, why it matters, and how we can help. This summer, the sea ice... Continue Reading

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 11:01

Bear Tracker Update

It’s late June, which means that the Hudson Bay polar bears on our online Bear Tracker must soon return to land as the sea ice melts away for the summer. When they return to land will vary by... Continue Reading

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:08

Wednesday Shout Out {Pennies for Polar Bears}

A big shout out to students, teachers, and mentors in Hermitage, Pennsylvania! This group of K- 5 students used their Pennies for the Planet campaign to raise money to support PBI’s work for... Continue Reading

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 18:07

Zoo Bears Help Their Wild Counterparts

By Marissa Krouse, PBI programs manager  On a mild spring day in late May, I visited the North Carolina Zoo to take 2D photographs of their male polar bear, Nikita. I was there to help test... Continue Reading

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:23

Finding Dens under the Snow

 BJ Kirschhoffer, our director of field operations, has been working with a team to test the effectiveness of Synthetic Aperture Radar technology, or SAR, to detect polar bear dens hidden... Continue Reading

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