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New Study Predicts a Troubling Future for Hudson Bay Bears

Breaching the Paris Climate Agreement could lead to the localized extinction of Hudson Bay's polar bears, with the Southern Hudson Bay population at risk as early as the 2030s.

Breaching the Paris Climate Agreement could lead to the localized extinction of Hudson Bay's polar bears, with the Southern Hudson Bay population at risk as early as the 2030s.

2023 Annual Report

Together, we accomplish so much—from den studies to efforts to keep polar bears and people safe in northern communities. See how your support is making a difference.

Together, we accomplish so much—from den studies to efforts to keep polar bears and people safe in northern communities. See how your support is making a difference.

How Do Polar Bears Spend Their Summer?

How a polar bear spends its summer depends largely on where it lives. Surprising as it may seem, not all regions of sea ice are the same.

How a polar bear spends its summer depends largely on where it lives. Surprising as it may seem, not all regions of sea ice are the same.

In Memory of Dr. Ian Stirling

The polar bear world lost a "giant among giants" on May 14, 2024. In our tribute to this remarkable scientist, we share thoughts from colleagues.

The polar bear world lost a "giant among giants" on May 14, 2024. In our tribute to this remarkable scientist, we share thoughts from colleagues.

Important News

A landmark new paper from our chief scientist emeritus addresses a loophole in the Endangered Species Act, paving the way for removing the current roadblock to polar bear protections.

A landmark new paper from our chief scientist emeritus addresses a loophole in the Endangered Species Act, paving the way for removing the current roadblock to polar bear protections.

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Polar Bears in the News

Love polar bears? Explore global media coverage on polar bears and our work.

Love polar bears? Explore global media coverage on polar bears and our work.

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Polar Bear Tracker

Follow wild polar bears and learn how their movements are linked to the changing sea ice.

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We’re dedicated to conserving polar bears and the sea ice they depend on. Through media, science, and advocacy, we work to inspire people to care about the Arctic, the threats to its future, and the connection between this remote region and our global climate.

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New Paper Provides Climate Policy Framework

A groundbreaking new study by our chief scientist emeritus quantifies the impact of greenhouse gas emissions on polar bears, removing an obstacle that prevented climate action.

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