The Polar Bears of Churchill with Ewan McGregor
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

NATURE: Polar Bear Invasion
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/polarbear/index.html
NATURE Web site examining the town of Churchill’s relationship with polar bears.

Manitoba Conservation
http://www.gov.mb.ca/natres/wildlife/managing/fs_polar_bear.html
Information on the polar bears of Churchill, from the government organization in charge of managing the bears.

Polar Bears in Recent Decades
http://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).

Shrinking Polar Bears
http://www.tv.cbc.ca/national/pgminfo/warming/bears.html
Article about the declining weight and falling birth rate of Hudson Bay’s polar bears, from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Polar Bears International
http://www.polarbearsalive.org
Facts and figures from a leading polar bear conservation organization.

Tundra Buggy Adventure
http://www.tundrabuggy.com/
View and photograph the polar bears of Churchill with this tour operator.

Churchill Nature Tours
http://www.churchillnaturetours.com/
Web site of a tour company that offers guided bear-watching tours.

Great White Bear Tours
http://www.greatwhitebeartours.com/index.htm
Another tour company Web site, featuring many pictures of polar bears.

NATURE: Great White Bear
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/whitebear/index.html
NATURE Web site about the polar bear’s secrets for survival in the arctic.

Books

Chartier, Bonnie. A BIRDER’S GUIDE TO CHURCHILL, MANITOBA. American Birding Association, 1999.

Fleming, Mark. CHURCHILL: POLAR BEAR CAPITAL OF THE WORLD. Hyperion, 1991.
Mathews, Downs. POLAR BEAR. Chronicle Books, 1993.

Rosing, Norbert. THE WORLD OF THE POLAR BEAR. Firefly Books, 1996.

Senecal, Catherine M. PELICANS TO POLAR BEARS: WATCHING WILDLIFE IN MANITOBA. Heartland, 1999.

Stirling, Ian. POLAR BEARS. University of Michigan Press, 1988.

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