Blogs

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 08:58

Good News Friday {Cutting Emissions with Existing Tech)

According to a new study in Nature Climate Change, the U.S. could cut power emissions by 78% by 2030 with existing technology. That’s good news because it means we already have the technology... Continue Reading

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 08:18

PBI Seeks Development Director

Organization: Polar Bears International  Position: Director of Development  Full-time (FTE 1.0)  Business Center(s): Development, Marketing and Communications Reports to: Executive Director... Continue Reading

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 16:00

Hygge for Polar Bears

By Melynda Harrison, PBI Social Media Manager   My family looks forward to winter every year. Sitting around a bonfire in the snow, sipping hot cocoa in the woods, cross-country skiing with... Continue Reading

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 08:45

Polar Bears in a Different Light

Working as a scientist at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre while also interning at the Assiniboine Park Zoo has afforded me the opportunity to interact with and observe both wild and... Continue Reading

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 09:05

Good News Friday {Transitioning to Clean Energy}

It’s good news Friday—the day we take a positive perspective on what’s happening for polar bears and their sea ice habitat. Since the greatest threat to polar bears comes from climate change... Continue Reading

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 20:44

Polar Bear Body Condition Index

Can you tell how healthy a polar bear is just by looking at it? How do you describe how fat or skinny a bear is? Polar Bears International, in collaboration with partners, has developed a... Continue Reading

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 14:45

Submit a Video Question for International Polar Bear Day

Do you have a polar bear or Arctic question you'd love to ask a scientist? As part of our International Polar Bear Day celebration on February 27th, we're inviting video questions from the... Continue Reading

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 12:19

Wednesday Shout Out {Schools and Zoos for Polar Bears}

It has been awhile since we’ve given a Wednesday Shout-out and this week we have three.  The second grade classes at East Palestine Elementary School worked hard to raise awareness about... Continue Reading

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 13:37

Building a Polar Bear Family Tree: Adoptions, Inbreeding, and Identical Twins

A pedigree is a family tree. Pedigrees are extremely useful in wildlife biology, because they can tell us about reproductive success, changes in population size, and migration. Pedigrees can... Continue Reading

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 09:50

The Paris Agreement

By CJ Carter  So we got it, an internationally binding agreement on climate change—ending the fossil fuel era and protecting vulnerable populations in world regions. It has been an intense... Continue Reading

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