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Brown Bears & Polar Bears: Chat with Mike Fitz & PBI (10/19)

As one bear season comes to an end, another bear season begins. Join us on Friday, October 19th, at 5pm ET/ 2pm PT for a special bear panel. Explore.org fellow, Mike Fitz, will join Alysa McCall from Polar Bears International to explore the similarities and differences between brown bears and polar bears. Do polar bears hibernate? How

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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.

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