News & Updates

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:52

DNA in Polar Bear Paw Print Tells Tales

When a polar bear pads through the snow it has no idea that it’s leaving a piece of itself behind. A very small piece. Recently, scientists isolated DNA from polar bear paw prints left in the... Continue Reading

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:51

Join the People's Climate March

We all know that the biggest threat to polar bears is human-caused global warming. We even know what to do about it—shrink our carbon footprint. While you and I can carpool and hang dry our... Continue Reading

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 07:00

97 Hours of Consensus Campaign Starts Today

Did you know 97% of climate scientists have concluded that humans are causing global warming? When was the last time 97% of scientists agreed on anything? What’s scary is that less than 10%... Continue Reading

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:35

Study Shows Antarctic Ice Melt Raising Oceans

We’ve all seen cartoons of polar bears and penguins playing together. But in real life the two animals live at opposite ends of the world—polar bears in the Arctic and penguins in the... Continue Reading

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 09:19

PBI Scientist to Speak at 2014 Wildlife Conservation Expo

Polar Bears International’s chief scientist, Steve Amstrup, will be speaking about polar bear conservation at the 2014 Wildlife Conservation Expo. Dr. Amstrup will be joining 18 other leading... Continue Reading

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 12:48

Setting Records: Hot and Cold Around the World

Here we go again; the climate is setting more records. People around the world are experiencing unusual temperatures due to human-caused global warming. While residents of Arkansas and... Continue Reading

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 13:27

New Faces, Greater Impact

Temperatures may be soaring outside (and inside!) our Bozeman, Montana, office, but we opened our door in July and two blasts from the Arctic blew in! Bitter cold, remote locations, white... Continue Reading

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 16:17

Siberian Crater Caused by Global Warming

In mid-July, a helicopter pilot spotted a 30-meter-wide crater in Russia’s frozen Yanal peninsula in Siberia. There was much conjecture about what caused the crater—a meteorite, gas... Continue Reading

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 09:54

Huge Waves in the Arctic Affect Polar Bears

As the planet warms and the climate becomes more severe, scientists are predicting big changes for the Arctic and the people and wildlife that live there. Many of those changes, such as a... Continue Reading

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:52

Feeling the Heat: Two Record-breaking Months in a Row

No doubt about it. The globe is heating up, for people and for polar bears. June set a record for high temperatures, hot on the heels of the world’s warmest May. According to a report... Continue Reading


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