Polar Bears International

Evan Richardson

Evan Richardson

Evan Richardson is a polar bear research biologist with the Wildlife Research Division in the Science and Technology Branch of Environment and Climate Change Canada. Evan first started working on polar bears in 2001 in Churchill, Manitoba and has been involved in polar bear research in several of Canada’s polar bear populations including the western Hudson Bay, southern Beaufort Sea, northern Beaufort Sea, and Viscount Melville. Evan’s research interests are broad and include understanding the evolutionary ecology of polar bears, their mating systems, population genetics, habitat selection and the influence of stressors (e.g. contaminants, climate, industrial development) on polar bear populations.