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Getting to Know the Polar Bear: 8 Surprising Facts About the King of the Arctic
Here are eight facts about polar bears that will leave you even more enamored with these beastly beauties. There’s definitely a lot more to these Arctic-dwelling bears than what most wildlife lovers know.
Six Things that Surprised me on my Polar Bear Adventure
Besides the magic of seeing polar bears, what surprised me about my adventure was the breadth of unexpected experiences that didn’t involve bears. Here are six of them, in no particular order!
Feeling the “Arctic Squeeze” – The UN’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Polar Bears
It would be tragically cliché and defeatist to say you should go see the polar bears in Canada now before they are gone. Instead, let’s say go now to get inspired to help save them. There is still time, and there is a roadmap.
What Are the Top Threats Polar Bears Face?
It's time to focus our awareness on the issues facing polar bears and reconsider how we can reduce our carbon footprint to protect them. Let’s take a closer look at the polar bear threats out there today and what we can do to further polar bear conservation efforts.
Act Now to Witness the Wonder of Polar Bears in Churchill
With International Polar Bear Day on February 27, we’re drawing attention to the King of the Arctic’s plight in a warming world. It’s never been more important to introduce travelers to these threatened animals and inspire them to help change their fate for the better.
Do Polar Bears Hibernate? The Answer May Surprise You
Throughout most of the world, bears hibernate during the winter months or perform annual denning behaviors in response to seasonal food shortages and cold weather. Unlike brown and black bears, polar bears do not hibernate…not in the traditional sense, anyway.
A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season
After two years away, travelers have finally returned to Churchill eager to explore the vast expanse of tundra in search of the King of the Arctic and were rewarded with prolific polar bear sightings.