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

A polar bear rests on shoreline rocks.

Getting Ready for Bear Season

For our team at Polar Bears International, fall has a buzz: a sense of urgency and excitement as we prepare for the gathering of polar bears.

A polar bear on a gravel beach on Wrangel Island.

Return to Russia

Hundreds of polar bears gather on Russia's Wrangel Island during the ice-free season. A joint research project is helping to answer questions about these bears.

Two polar bears walk under a banner that says Global Strike for Climate.

Show Up. Join In. Speak Out.

Take part in the Global Climate Strike September 20 to 27—and just see where it leads. It could be the turning point in the climate crisis.

A polar bear walking on the snow

Polar Bear Questions: Do Polar Bears Undergo Walking Hibernation?

Scientists once thought that polar bears might enter a state of "walking hibernation" during the summer/early fall, but the evidence shows no special trick.

Underwater image of a beluga approaching a boat.

Belugas and Polar Bears

For two months every summer, my world revolves around the river and the whales, and the Beluga Boat becomes my second home.

A polar bear family feeding at a whale carcass site.

2019 World Ranger Day Award

This year, we are proud to present the North Slope Borough's Polar Bear Patrols in Alaska with our annual World Ranger Day Award.

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