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

The Beluga Cam provides an unparalleled window in the underwater world—including an auditory experience through a hydrophone! Tune in to experience the wonder.

Summer Beluga Cam and Live Chats

This year we decided to schedule specific live chats so you can mark your calendars and know exactly when to tune into the Beluga Cam from afar!

Beluga whales swimming in the Churchill River estuary.

The Belugas of Summer

Chunks of sea ice float to the beach. With the ice break-up comes the welcome return of beloved seasonal residents—beluga whales!

A polar bear leaps from one ice floe to the next.

9 Facts About Arctic Sea Ice

On Arctic Sea Ice Day, July 15th, we draw attention to this remarkable ecosystem, the ice loss taking place, and how we can help.

Close up of two polar bears

We Stand Together

Out of respect for George Floyd and the urgent need to end racial injustice, we paused our communications last week to let other voices be heard.

Two young polar bear cubs against a snowy backdrop.

A History of PBI's Den Research

Scientists with Polar Bears International have studied polar bear behavior at den sites and methods to find dens under the snow since the early 2000s.

Two young cubs stay close to their mom.

Polar Bear Denning

For polar bears, the denning process begins in spring when female bears pair up with males on the sea ice.

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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 our Northern Lights cam and highlights of the bears from 2019! (The best viewing hours for the Northern Lights Cam are during the darkest part of the night, generally 10pm-4am ET.) #arcticinspiration

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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.

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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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