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

Dr. Andrew Derocher holds up the enormous paw of a tranquilized polar bear.

Spring Fieldwork on Hudson Bay

Our objectives were simple: deploy 20 ear-tag satellite radios on a sample of subadult and adult polar bears to monitor their movements and habitat use.

A polar bear approaches on the sea ice

Polar Bear Questions: Do Polar Bears Drink Water?

Polar bears live most of their life on the sea ice, surrounded by saltwater. They have found a couple of ways to get around the lack of drinking water.

A polar bear on the Russian coast.

Polar Bears in Strange Locations

An exhausted polar bear recently showed up in a village on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, part of a pattern of unusual occurrences in the region recently.

Bathed in golden light, a lone polar bear strides across the sea ice.

Math and Polar Bears

Did you know that mathematical models help scientists make predictions about polar bears in the face of climate change?

A polar bear cub peers over her mom.

Threats to Polar Bear Denning Area

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a key denning area for the Southern Beaufort Sea polar bears, a population that has already declined by 40 percent.

Lone polar bear against a blue sky

Polar Poetry

Polar Bears International is joining the Instagram poetry movement to draw attention to the plight of polar bears in the Arctic.

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Live Cam

The Western Hudson Bay polar bears are back on the sea ice, hunting seals, and our Polar Bear Cams have ended for the season. Until they return next year, enjoy highlights! Also check out our Northern Lights Cam for live footage of the northern lights and shooting stars.

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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.

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.

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