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

Bear Grylls on a rocky outcropping in the Arctic

Bear Grylls Helps Polar Bears

We love his name, we love his shows, and we love his support of our polar bear conservation efforts.

A lone polar bear stands on the rocky shoreline looking out to an ice-free Hudson Bay.

Wapusk Conflict-Reduction Project

Cree communities are embarking on a project with Polar Bears International and other partners to develop a plan to coexist with polar bears.

A polar bear on melting sea ice

The Future of Arctic Sea Ice

Scientists agree that Arctic sea ice will continue to decline over the 21st century. But by exactly how much? A new study provides insights.

A polar bear rests on the sea ice

Why Do Polar Bears Have Black Skin?

Polar bears are white, right? But underneath all that white fur is black skin. Staff Scientist Thea Bechshoft explains why.

Polar bear moms with cubs on Wrangel Island

Polar Bears on Wrangel Island

Thanks to a unique U.S.-Russia collaboration, research on the Chukchi Sea polar bear population continued during the pandemic.

A mother polar bear and cub photographed along the coast of Hudson Bay by Daniel. J. Cox of Natural Exposures.

Inspiring Action: Q&A with Daniel J. Cox

We’re excited to introduce our Photography Ambassador Program! At Polar Bears International, our roots began in photography, and it remains at our core...

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Caméra en direct

Our live Polar Bear Cams of the annual gathering of polar bears in Churchill, Canada have wrapped up for the season: Hudson Bay has frozen and the bears are back on the ice hunting seals! Until they return next fall, enjoy highlights. #polarbearcam #arcticinspiration

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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.

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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