Blogs

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:19

Marrakech Climate Talks: What Happened and What It Means for the Arctic

By Christopher J. Carter, PBI delegate to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change  From Arctic to Atlas The High Atlas Mountains, towering and snowcapped, divide the sky from North... Continue Reading

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 14:54

Fascinating and Quirky: Ice Bear

By Dr. Andrew E. Derocher, University of Alberta  Having spent over three decades reading the vast and varied literature on polar bears, I thought every angle had been covered. How wrong I... Continue Reading

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 09:35

This Week on the Tundra

As a new week starts in Churchill, the weather is the warmest we’ve ever seen at this time of year. The tundra is muddy, with remnant patches of snow, and the bay is ice-free. More and more... Continue Reading

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 08:21

Behind the Scenes with BBC Two

By Geoff York, PBI Senior Director of Conservation  What does it take to broadcast a three-part live television series from the shores of Hudson Bay to London? Quite a lot, actually! PBI was... Continue Reading

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 16:26

Polar Bear Week on the Tundra

It’s been a wild week out in polar bear habitat at the Tundra Buggy Lodge. BBC Two joined us this year, broadcasting their Arctic Live program from Buggy One. The series aired live in the UK... Continue Reading

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:42

PBI Kicks off Polar Bear Week with a Gala Celebration

On Saturday, October 29th, Polar Bears International staff and supporters from around Canada gathered in Winnipeg for PBI’s first-ever fundraising event: An Evening with the Polar Bears.  We... Continue Reading

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 11:51

Polar Bear Week Starts Today!

A fresh layer of snow blankets the tundra near Churchill as temperatures start to drop. That’s good news for the polar bears waiting for sea ice to form on Hudson Bay. The return of the ice... Continue Reading

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:02

From Nunavut to Churchill: A Scientist's Perspective

My first experience of Churchill’s polar bear season has come to an end. “Season” is a bit misleading as polar bears are in the Churchill region most of the year—onshore during the ice-free... Continue Reading

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 15:59

Polar Bear Season Is Here!

A watchful mother polar bear monitors the surroundings with her two COY's (cubs of the year) at her feet on a snowy afternoon in Churchill. The Polar Bear Cams with our partners Explore.org... Continue Reading

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 17:32

Inspiring Change Through Storytelling

By Laura Curtis, Assiniboine Park and Zoo. 

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