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

Our den study team skis in to a den site in Svalbard, pulling their equipment on a sled.

Svalbard Den Study: A Season of Planning and Replanning

For our Maternal Den Study team, pandemic restrictions led to a season of planning and replanning but also to reinvention and innovation.

A small tracking device on a polar bear's fur.

Testing New Tracking Technology

A tech challenge to invent a better way to track polar bears has moved out of the lab and onto the fur of a polar bear at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

Four polar bear safety coloring books in different languages

Coloring Books Teach Safety Lessons

Through a series of new coloring books tailored to different parts of the Arctic, we’re sharing kid-friendly messaging on how to live safely with polar bears.

A playful polar bear passes time waiting for the sea ice on the shores of Hudson Bay.

Tundra Connections: Spring 2021

Join us once again this spring for a series of free educational webcasts and live events, created especially for students, but that everyone can watch and enjoy

A lone polar bear stands on fragmented sea ice as if contemplating a swim.

Polar Bears Expend More Energy in a Melting Arctic

A new study highlights findings that swims require three to four times more calories than walking on the sea ice, threatening the polar bears' energy balance.

A mother polar bear with two cubs

Payworks Supports Polar Bear Conservation

On International Polar Bear Day, we're grateful to Payworks for announcing a $35,000 donation to Polar Bears International as part of their 20th anniversary.


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