Polar Bears

The King of the Arctic

About the Polar Bear

Population: 20,000 - 25,000

Considered vulnerable

Scientific Name: Ursus maritimus

Habitat: Arctic sea ice

Over 50% of their time is spent hunting, but only 2% of that time is successful.

Threats

Organizations and Solutions

Organizations: WWF, Coca-Cola, Polar Bears International, Pennies for Polar Bears, and many more.


Solutions: Promote the shift away from fossil fuels such as oil and gas, protecting the denning and feeding areas, and making conservation concerns a high-priority.

What You Can Do

  • Adopt a polar bear
  • Donate money
  • Buy specially marked cans and cases of Coca-Cola
  • Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint