The Arctic is a cold, vast expanse of land, sea and ice, and inhabited by very few people – people who have learned to survive in the harshest conditions, but who now find their world facing enormous change. In this film, Explore takes you to one of the most beautiful, yet fragile ecosystems in the
One More Day to Go!
The Tundra Buggy Cam will be live for one more day before the bears head off onto new ice for seal hunting. “Polar bears need a platform of sea ice to reach the prey that sustains them: ringed and bearded seals. But not all sea ice is equal: some sea ice lies over more productive hunting
Polar Bear Cam Is Live!
A mass of white is spotted from afar. “I think that’s one!” Emily, a volunteer with Polar Bears International exclaimed as she pulled the binoculars away from their seemingly permanent position on her face. Buggy One slowly approached the bear and came to a stop. The engine is shut down. Stillness. An elegant polar bear
A Fond Farewell
/ by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International When Katie and I started blogging for explore.org, we thought it would only be for the migration season. We ended up staying on for nine months, and it has been a fantastic experience working with the explore team to bring you the latest on our beloved polar bears!
Arctic Sea Ice Day is This Weekend!
/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International This Saturday, July 13th, is a very special day for two reasons. First, it’s my 21st birthday – exciting, right? And (this is the second reason) there’s no better way to celebrate than to help make a difference for polar bears with the first Arctic Sea Ice Day from Polar