News & Updates

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

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 13:18

The Long Fast Begins

At this time of year, biologists closely monitor the ice break-up on Hudson Bay. They are especially interested in finding out when the satellite-collared polar bears from the Western Hudson... Continue Reading

Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 14:48

Paw Prints on the Beach

The first bears of the season have started to arrive in Churchill, Manitoba, as the summer melt on Hudson Bay forces them ashore. Our director of field operations, BJ Kirschhoffer,... Continue Reading

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 12:40

Summer Melt Season Approaching

What’s going on with the Western Hudson Bay polar bears? Biologist Alysa McCall catches us up in her latest blog post, Why Do Polar Bears Do What They Do? For polar bears, the seal pupping... Continue Reading

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 15:41

New Poll: Americans Willing to Pay to Curb Global Warming

It looks like Americans might be willing to put our money where our mouth is when it comes to global warming and saving the sea ice habitat of polar bears. A new poll from Bloomberg shows... Continue Reading

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 14:26

Polar Bear Selfies (Well, Almost)

Have you ever wondered how the world looks to a polar bear ambling across the sea ice or swimming from floe to floe? The U.S. Geological Survey has released fascinating new point of view... Continue Reading


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