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Polar Bear Tracker Up and Running!

The Polar Bears International Bear Tracker is finally back on track and should be posting regular updates weekly. We would like to thank the explore.org community for their patience while we worked out kinks on our new website. For those who may have missed some updates this fall, we have good news about one of

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Update: Live Chat with Chris Morgan Canceled

UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to illness, we’ve had to cancel tomorrow’s live chat with Chris Morgan. We hope to host him again, so stay tuned! Chris Morgan is an ecologist and award-winning conservationist, educator, TV host and film producer. He brings people back to nature, and nature back to people, all towards inspiring a fresh, new

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Eyes on Ursula

Since the polar bear research team from Environment Canada and Climate Change has been conducting their annual fall polar bear survey out of Churchill, MB for the past month, we asked them to keep an eye out for Ursula. By the time we asked they had already spotted her!

A polar bear roams the frozen tundra.

Sea Ice, Seals, and Suitors

Since the last time we checked in, Ursula has veered back north up to the Manitoba/Nunavut border. She is still well away from land, though she has continued to stay within the western region of Hudson Bay.

A polar bear roams a frozen Hudson Bay. Photo by Daniel J. Cox/NaturalExposures.com

A Spring in Ursula’s Step

It’s April which means that Ursula’s cub is (most likely) officially on its own and Ursula is single and ready to mingle!

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