Great White Bear
Additional Web and Print Resources

Online Resources

We recommend these Web sites for those interested in the subjects shown on the program. All links are valid as of April 28, 2000.

Polar Bears Alive
www.polarbearsalive.org/
Extensive information and links from Polar Bears Alive, a bear conservation group. Includes images shot by award-winning photographer and group founder Dan Guravich.

Arctic Studies Center of the National Museum of Natural History
www.nmnh.si.edu/arctic/
Learn more about the region’s culture and wildlife from the Smithsonian Institution.

Polar Bears in Recent Decades
www.arctic.noaa.gov/essay_schliebe.html
Article summarizing the most recent research into polar bear behavior, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Animals of the Arctic
http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/wildlife.html
Information on animals of the arctic, as well as fun and games.

Ringed Seal
www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/FISH.GAME/notebook/marine/rin-seal.htm
Information from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on the polar bear’s favorite food.

Arctic Fox
www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/FISH.GAME/notebook/furbear/arcfox.htm
A profile of this sly survivor from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Svalbard Islands
www.svalbard.com/
The scoop on a popular hangout for polar bears.

The Aurora Page
www.geo.mtu.edu/weather/aurora/
Information, links, and images about the Northern Lights.

 

Print Resources

For those interested in learning more about the subjects shown in GREAT WHITE BEAR, we recommend the following books.

Bruemmer, Fred. ARCTIC ANIMALS. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1986.

Curlee, Lynn. INTO THE ICE: THE STORY OF ARCTIC EXPLORATION. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998.

Davids, Richard C. LORDS OF THE ARCTIC. New York: Macmillan, 1982.

Lynch, Wayne. A IS FOR ARCTIC: NATURAL WONDERS OF A POLAR WORLD. New York: Firefly Books, 1996.

Mathews, Downs. ARCTIC FOXES. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Mathews, Downs. POLAR BEAR. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993.

Stirling, Ian. POLAR BEARS. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1988.

Taylor, Barbara. EYEWITNESS: ARCTIC & ANTARCTIC. New York: Knopf, 1995.

 

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