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

A polar bear tests the sea ice

Heading Back onto the Sea Ice

Although many polar bears have moved onto the sea ice that rims the shore near Churchill, conditions are still in flux and most of the bay remains open water.

Feast or Fast

"Feast or fast" perfectly describes the yearly feeding cycles of some wild polar bear populations, including the Western Hudson Bay bears.

Dr. Ian Stirling holds the Ice Bear Lifetime Achievement Award

Scientist Ian Stirling Receives Ice Bear Lifetime Achievement Award

Polar Bears International presented the award in recognition of his ground-breaking research on polar bears and decades-long commitment to their conservation.

A polar bear mother and cub on the tundra

Polar Bear Season: Week 4

This week, as new ice traces the edge of Hudson Bay, we're excited to partner with Discovery Education to bring the polar bear experience to all ages.

A polar bear lounges on the tundra, waiting for the sea ice to return.

It's Polar Bear Week!

Join us in celebrating the magnificence of the bears, sharing their story, and mobilizing to save the sea ice they depend on.

The PBI House on a snowy day.

Polar Bears International House

Grand opening! The goal of our new center in Churchill, Canada, is to help visitors learn about polar bears, sea ice loss, and the urgent need to take action.

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Caméra en direct

Our live Polar Bear Cams of the annual gathering of polar bears in Churchill, Canada have ended for the season. Until they return next fall, enjoy highlights of the bears from 2019! #arcticinspiration

Other cameras:

Polar Bears and Their Habitat

Bear Tracker

Follow polar bears as they journey across the ice.

Check our Bear Tracker

Polar Bears

Learn more about these remarkable animals.

Discover Polar Bears

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.

Act Now

Sur la trace des ours

Regardez des ours blancs se déplacer sur la glace marine pour chasser les phoques.

Sur la trace des ours

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Les ours blancs

Découvrez ces animaux remarquables.

Découvrir les ours blancs

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Les changements climatiques

Une menace pour les ours blancs et la glace marine dont ils dépendent.

En savoir plus

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Il n’est pas trop tard. Agissez dès maintenant pour changer les choses.

Agir dès maintenant n’arrêtera pas immédiatement les changements climatiques, mais de nouvelles études montrent que nous pourrions voir des effets favorables dans une décennie environ. Vos actions d’aujourd’hui aideront à prévenir d’éventuels changements catastrophiques, pas seulement aiderez-vous les ours blancs, mais vous préserverez aussi le climat qui permet aux humains de prospérer.

Agir maintenant

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