Friday, April 29, 2016 - 08:03

Polar Bear Research Base: A Tech Guy's Dream

I recently returned from taking part in a polar bear maternal den study in Svalbard, Norway, where I worked with scientists from the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research and the... Continue Reading

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 11:26

Wednesday Shout Out {Running for Polar Bears}

Would you do something you really didn’t like to benefit polar bears? Rachael Hoggarth of Manchester, England did. In fact, she ran a marathon to raise funds to support our work for polar... Continue Reading

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 13:06

Support National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try! It's also time to remind our leaders that we support bike... Continue Reading

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 00:00

Good News Friday {Earth Day}

Today – Earth Day!—155 countries will sign the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change at a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters. Earlier this year, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon... Continue Reading

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 12:00

To Swim or Not to Swim?

The question of to swim or not to swim, at least for polar bears, can only be answered in light of sea ice conditions. I discovered this after working with a team of scientists from the... Continue Reading

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:58

Good News Friday {Living in a Post-Carbon World}

We know that what polar bears need most is sea ice. Due to climate change, sea ice is forming later in the year and melting earlier, making it tough for polar bears. To stop or slow this... Continue Reading

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 09:52

Good News Friday {US and China to Sign Paris Agreement}

Earth Day, April 22nd, is quickly approaching. While every day should be Earth Day, it’s this date that we are especially aware of our role as stewards of the planet. U.S. President Barack... Continue Reading

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 14:01

Springtime for Polar Bears: Save the Dates!

Earth Day is coming soon, April 22, and our spring calendar is filling up with good news and special events:

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 15:10

Arctic Ice Stalls and Dives

It’s always a challenge to know what sea ice will do from week to week or month to month. It’s a lot easier to know what will happen over longer periods of years or decades. Sea ice... Continue Reading

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 08:34

Good News Friday {Rockefeller Divests}

A spokesperson for the Rockefeller Family Fund said this week the charity will withdraw all investments in fossil fuel companies. This is good news for polar bears and people because carbon... Continue Reading