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Keep up with our latest articles featuring new research, stories, and content about polar bears.

Side profile of a polar bear

Stand up for the Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration has proposed changes that would drastically weaken the Endangered Species Act, changes that would slam a wrecking ball into protections

Polar bear mom with cub

New Projects in Russia

Russia is the big blank spot in polar bear research, but thanks to recent partnerships, Polar Bears International is helping to fund two key studies there.

Architect's rendering of Polar Bears International House

A Home with the Polar Bears

Our new Polar Bears International House in Churchill will allow us to increase our impact, educating visitors and a worldwide audience.

Two polar bears on snow.

Threats to the Endangered Species Act

It's time to speak up for polar bears and other wildlife: The public comment period on proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act runs through September 25.

A thin polar bear mother and cub in Svalbard.

Barents Sea Polar Bears

We saw no sea ice, even where it should have been blocking our route in fjords. The lack of ice is forcing Barents Sea polar bears into tough decisions.

Belugas swimming

Beluga Cam Returns

Every summer, thousands of beluga whales gather in estuaries in western Hudson Bay, providing unique opportunities to watch and study them.

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Live Cam

Join us for the annual fall gathering of polar bears near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Our live cam will begin in late October. In the meantime, enjoy highlights. Also check out our live Cape Churchill Cam, highlights from the Beluga Cam, and our Northern Lights Cam!

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Polar Bears and Their Habitat

Bear Tracker

Follow polar bears as they journey across the ice.

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Polar Bears

Learn more about these remarkable animals.

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Climate Change

A threat to polar bears and the sea ice they depend on.

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“The only way to save the bears and their sea ice habitats is to control temperature rise through greenhouse gas mitigation.”

Dr. Steven C. Armstrup

It's not too late. Act now to effect change.

Your actions today will help prevent potentially catastrophic changes from taking place—not only helping polar bears, but also preserving the climate that has allowed humans to flourish.

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