Blogs

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 00:21

Polar Bears and Students in the Infrared

What do polar bears look like in the infrared? We’ve been finding out this past week on Tundra Buggy® One. One of our infrared pictures is above. The colors show the amount of thermal... Continue Reading

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 08:40

Interview with a Sea Ice Scientist!

I have had six great weeks in Churchill, Manitoba, watching and talking about polar bears almost every day. Who wouldn’t want this job? One of the neatest things for me has been watching the... Continue Reading

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 09:01

Of Polar Bears and Seals

Here I am again on the coast of Hudson Bay, but this is not my usual time to be up here. Normally, I come to Churchill as the ice is melting in late May. It is now November and we are seeing... Continue Reading

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 07:36

Take Your Class to Visit the Polar Bears!

Gone are the days when classes were restricted to looking at pictures in textbooks or watching videos on Youtube. In the learning environments of the 21st century, educators have the amazing... Continue Reading

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:49

Climate Change: Stark Conclusions from the 2014 IPCC Synthesis Report

What is the IPCC and what is the new report issued last week? The IPCC is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Established in 1988 under the auspices of the World Meteorological... Continue Reading

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:28

Monitoring Polar Bears in Western Hudson Bay

This November marked the 5th year of Manitoba Conservation’s aerial survey of polar bears along the Hudson Bay coast, a patrol that stretches from Nunavut in the North to Ontario in the East... Continue Reading

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 13:15

From Hums to Scented Trails - How Polar Bears Communicate

We are sitting on the shores of the Hudson Bay, snug inside our Tundra Buggy®, scouting for any polar bears that may be nearby. Outside, the windy, overcast morning has given way to a crystal... Continue Reading

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 00:00

Polar Bear Week -- Day 7 {Show Us Your Next Step}

It’s Day 7, the last day, of Polar Bear Week!   We are celebrating our favorite arctic animal all week. But just because the celebration is winding down, doesn’t mean our action on global... Continue Reading

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 09:33

Tundra Connections® Week 3 (Nov. 8-Nov. 15)

It’s the third and final week of our Tundra Connections webcasts and we are going out with a bang! This week we are taking a global perspective on polar bear conservation and connecting... Continue Reading

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 00:00

Polar Bear Week -- Day 6 {Take the Next Step Videos}

It’s Day 6 of Polar Bear Week!   We are celebrating our favorite arctic animal all week. Each day we have an activity to help us all take the next step to protecting the polar bear’s sea ice... Continue Reading

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