What is it like to be a polar bear roaming on the sea ice? Through our partnership with Fahlo, a company built on supporting science through commerce, wildlife enthusiasts can track their own polar bear while also contributing to polar bear conservation.
“We’re delighted to partner with Fahlo to raise awareness about the Arctic and the challenge for polar bears as the climate continues to warm,” said Krista Wright, Executive Director of Polar Bears International.
Through their Save the Polar Bears campaign, Fahlo, formerly known as Wildlife Collections, is offering customers a chance to buy a selection of bracelets that will connect them with an individual polar bear in Western Hudson Bay, Canada. Supporters can then experience a year in the life of a polar bear by tracking their bear’s movements via a private link, accessible to Fahlo customers through the wildlife tracker available on Fahlo’s website.
The bears in the collection include Hopen, Kara, Foxe, Prudhoe, Nuuk, Cloud, Barbara, Gussy, Ella, and Bobbie.
Fahlo donates 10% of net proceeds from the Save the Polar Bears campaign to Polar Bears International. The funds are used to continue to monitor polar bears in Western Hudson Bay, a region that has experienced significant reduction in sea ice as a result of the warming climate.
“Our campaigns provide customers with the opportunity to directly support on-the-ground research to better understand the challenges endangered species face,” said Carter Forbes, Fahlo Co-Founder. “We want every customer to feel a direct connection to polar bears so they can feel empowered and inspired to help protect this vulnerable species.”
Krista Wright added, “We are proud to work with a business that shares our commitment to polar bear conservation. Their generosity will allow us to continue to grow our community and strengthen our movement in support of the actions necessary to protect the long-term survival of polar bears throughout the Arctic.”
For more information about purchasing a bracelet, visit the Save the Polar Bears page. For questions about tracking your bear, contact Fahlo at firstname.lastname@example.org.