Why Bears?

This film is for teachers, scientists, non-profits, and people interested in bears and preserving wild spaces.

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Here are some of the great people and organizations working to preserve wildlife and the places they inhabit. This list is by no means comprehensive and we apologize to those we’ve missed. Organized alphabetically. 

Alaska Bears and Bear Safety 
Andean Bear in Venezuela 
Andean Bear in Ecuador
Animals Asia 
BEARTREK / Wildlife Media
Bear Conservation
Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
Carnivore Conservation Campaign
Carpathian Brown Bear Project 
Carnivore Ecology & Conservation
Conservation NW
Environment Canada
Finnish Large Carnivore Research Project
Get Bear Smart Society 
Grizzly Bear Outreach Project (GBOP) / Western Wildlife Outreach
Hauser Bears
Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee
International Association for Bear Research & Management (IBA)
Polar Bear Specialist Group
Predator Friendly
Japan Bear Network
Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe
McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge
North American Bear Center
Northern Divide Grizzly Bear Project
Scandinavian Brown Bear Research Project
Sloth Bear in India
Slovakia Bears Project
Spectacled Bear Conservation Society - Peru
The European Nature Trust (TENT)
TRAFFIC Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network
United States / Russia Polar Bear Treaty
Vital Ground
Washington State University Bear Center

Western Wildlife Outreach
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) - bears page 
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Research Institute
Wildlife SOS - India
World Wildlife Fund - giant panda page
World Wildlife Fund - polar bear page
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Webcams and Video Clips


Brown Bear & Salmon Cam - Brooks Falls
Brown Bear & Salmon Cam - Lower River
Brown Bear & Salmon Cam - The Riffles
Hair Collection Remote Cameras
Pandas - Zhuang Mei Cam
Pandas - Cao Cao Cam
Pandas - Panda Toddler Cam
Polar Bears - Cape Churchill Cam
Polar Bears - Ouwehand Cam
Polar Bears - Siku Cam
Polar Bears - Tundra Buggy Cam
Polar Bears - Tundra Buggy Lodge Cam 



The Status & Conservation of Bears - by Chris Servheen (12MB PDF) 
4th International Symposium on the Trade in Bear Parts (3MB PDF)