Spirit Bear Research Foundation

Spirit bear on all fours stands atop a bright green and brown moss covered boulder at the edge of water in the Great Bear Rainforest.

New study published on Spirit bears

New research has identified that the small genetic change responsible for Spirit bears – a rare, white-coated form of black bears – is up to 50% rarer in the Great Bear Rainforest than previously estimated.

The study also indicates that …

Beautiful photograph of a white spirit bear sleeping amidst green forest

Christina Service at Capilano University tonight

If you are in North Vancouver tonight, you can learn more about research and conservation of Spirit, and other, bears, from Christina Service at a free event at Capilano University.

Christina is Executive Director of the Spirit Bear Research Foundation, …

beautiful view of water and forest

Encountering beauty

Encountering more Great Bear Rainforest beauty on our trip on Raincoast conservation research vessel Achiever.

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Full white waterfall visible between trees in the Great Bear rainforest

Amazing waterfall

Amazing waterfall in one of the Great Bear rainforest river systems we visited on Raincoast conservation research vessel Achiever this week. 

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