Polar bears - the highs and lows of an Arctic top predator

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Polar bears - the highs and lows of an Arctic top predator

This talk will elucidate on the challenges currently faced by the world’s polar bears.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
4:00pm-5:00pm
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Dr. Thea Bechshoft, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alberta, Canada.

Thea Bechshoft has worked with polar bears in the wild for more than a decade. A biologist and PhD in Arctic marine ecotoxicology, the main focus of Thea’s research is on the consequences of climate change and pollution on the polar bears of East Greenland, Svalbard, and Canada.

Her talk will elucidate on the challenges currently faced by the world’s polar bears, while also touching upon the management uses of the information and biological samples obtained during polar bear field work in the high arctic.

For more information, contact:
Amy Gallagher

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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