Our first adventurers arrived on Monday, and got right into the thick of things with a tour of the Habitat and lectures from our Conservation Coordinator. We’d like to welcome Chu Pei Lin and Lu Wan Shan from Taiwan, Judi Tordo from Maine, and Karissa Amador from California, and wish you a very exciting time […]
We released our newsletter in hardcopy at the Gala last week. Now you can read it online.
We were pleased to host researchers from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) last week. Their study with us is covered in a great article at tvo.org. (photo credit: Heather Brouwer)
Throughout the news and social media sites recently we have all seen the disturbing video of the starving polar bear on Baffin Island. While this video can be extremely difficult to watch, it must be seen.
Unlike their cousins around the world, Polar bears are relatively non-verbal communicators. Given that polar bears are mostly solitary creatures and their home ranges are so large, verbal communication may not be the most effective strategy.
Dr. Suzanne MacDonald is a professor in the Department of Psychology at York University and a member of the Polar Bear Habitat Foundation Board. Recently, we got the chance to catch up with her and ask the questions we’ve been dying to know about.