News & Updates

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 17:10

Become Part of Our Team!

Are you interested in working with a nonprofit dedicated to conserving polar bears? Polar Bears International (PBI) seeks to hire an Operations Manager to organize and coordinate office... Continue Reading

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:23

Winds of Change: Paris Climate Agreement

 They did it! We did it. It’s a huge step forward—and there’s no looking back.  This week, more than 55 percent of the world’s nations ratified the Paris Climate Agreement—signaling a... Continue Reading

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 08:37

Dragon Mania Legends® Show Their Paws For Global Charity Event

€25,000 will be donated to an animal charity in an event that will involve top YouTube stars from around the globe  Paris, June 16, 2016 - Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and... Continue Reading

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 13:06

Polar Bear Point of View Video

Having trouble viewing the video? Watch it here.  Ambling through a forest. Drinking water from a pond. Pausing to munch on a few crowberries. A small video cam fitted on a collar lets us... Continue Reading

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:19

2015 on Track for Hottest on Record

2015 was a record-breaking year, and not in a good way. December data isn’t in yet, but globally, 2015 remains on track to be the hottest year on record, according to WMO's provisional... Continue Reading

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 13:42

Dr. Ian Stirling Awarded Prestigious Weston Family Prize

PBI is proud to congratulate Dr. Ian Stirling, a world-renowned polar marine mammal scientist and University of Alberta adjunct professor, for winning The Weston Family Prize for Lifetime... Continue Reading

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 15:36

Climate Change Still Primary Threat to Polar Bears

Two weeks before the COP21 United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (ICUN) released an update to their Red List of... Continue Reading

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 14:06

Update: Collared Bear

Several people have contacted us about a photo of a large polar bear with a collar that is clearly too tight. The image was reportedly taken near Kaktovik, Alaska, at a site where groups of... Continue Reading

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:07

Arctic Ocean Very Different than Last Century

A new study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, shows that parts of the Arctic Ocean are shifting rapidly to conditions very different from last century.  “We hear all the time... Continue Reading

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 11:51

Orphaned Polar Bear Cubs Transferred to Assiniboine Park Zoo

Two orphaned male polar bear cubs were relocated from Churchill, Manitoba to Winnipeg yesterday after their mother's death. The mother bear was killed by a civilian who tried to scare her and... Continue Reading


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