Post by Erica Wills *Photo: Champa, an Asiatic Black Bear, just two hours after her surgery. Photograph courtesy of Matt Hunt, chief executive of Free the Bears. I’m taking a little break from my beloved polar bears this week, because this story is just too incredible to not share with you all. National Geographic recently
/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International Katie and I first met Krista Wright during our first trip to Churchill for PBI’s second Teen Leadership Camp in 2008. Krista ended up being one of my two group leaders, and so I had the chance to get to know this wonderful woman even better.
/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International Just a couple weeks ago, Alaskan judge Ralph Beistline threw out a plan that would have designated upwards of 187,000 square miles as protected habitat space for polar bears. He cited “a disconnect between the twin goals of protecting a cherished resource and allowing for growth
/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International Hello, 2013! I am confident that this is going to be a great year for the polar bear, all because of YOU! Even though the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions don’t seem to stick, I have a suggestion that will be fun, meaningful, and be
/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International This is my favorite photo from my trip to Churchill with explore.org. It was shot from our first night on the Lodge. I will never tire of those miraculous moments where I find myself tied to a wild polar bear’s spirit, sharing a moment that few