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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:53

Wednesday Shout Out {AACs Shine at Conferences}

AZA Conference  A big shout out to all the Polar Bears International Arctic Ambassador Centers (AAC) teams that participated in the 2016 Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Annual... Continue Reading

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:23

Packing up for Churchill

By Allegra La Ferr, PBI Intern  As we draw closer to the polar bear field season up in Churchill, things have become quite busy in the Polar Bears International office. The logistics team has... Continue Reading

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:07

Leader in Polar Bear Research Retires

When polar bears in the southern Hudson Bay look skyward right now, they may see a helicopter passing overhead. Inside, Dr. Martyn Obbard and others are peering down at the bears in an effort... Continue Reading

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 15:22

Countdown to Climate Alliance 2016

By Marissa Krouse, Programs Manager  Recently, as I sat on the plane on my way to the 2016 AZA Annual Conference, I realized that every conversation is an opportunity. I’ve woven strategic... Continue Reading

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 08:56

The Bears Are Back on Shore

It has been a long and cold winter on Hudson Bay for the polar bears that call this region home, but all good things must come to an end. It’s summer, which means that the annual Hudson Bay... Continue Reading

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 08:30

Documenting Traditional Knowledge in the Southern Beaufort Sea

Attend a wildlife management meeting in rural Alaska and you will hear a common theme: Why don’t biologists and managers spend more time listening to what tribal residents have to say about... Continue Reading

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:41

Vote for Climate Action

By Krista Wright, Executive Director   One of the most powerful ways that we can make our voices heard and influence public policy is through the ballot box. Together, we can sustain a future... Continue Reading

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:37

Uniting Conservationists Around Climate Action

By Dr. Steven C. Amstrup, PBI Chief Scientist  Over the next several days, delegates from over 170 countries will gather in Hawaii for the IUCN World Conservation Congress. The theme of this... Continue Reading

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 08:49

Be a Beluga Citizen Scientist

Would you like to become a Citizen Scientist and help researchers gain insights into the beluga whale pods in the Churchill River estuary?  Every summer, thousands of belugas gather in the... Continue Reading

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 07:00

From Polar Bears to Belugas: Explore.org Supports Arctic Conservation

PBI recently received the third installment of a $1 million dollar, multi-year grant from explore.org, a direct charitable activity of the Annenberg Foundation—and we couldn’t be more... Continue Reading

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