The Bears

Why Bears Matter

Distribution Map



Get involved

Information pages & Links

Contact us

Site Map

This page links to our more general information pages.

Follow us

You can join Bear Conservation simply by follwoing us on Twitter or liking us on Facebook; it's all free so it would be silly not to!  Plus learn about other ways you can get involved in our work and campaigns.

The essential reading & viewing list

From the general to the specific, we've compiled a must-read and must see list for the bear enthusiast and activist.

Links to videos

Links to online videos featuring bears or bear-related subjects.

Links to various factsheets, papers and films about bears (all held on our own server).


The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and what it does.


Information about the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Bear watching & encounters

Where to go, what to do and what not to do.  Includes links to recommended tours and bear watching trips.

Bear spray
How (and when) to use it.

Contact us

How to get in touch by phone, mail, email and Facebook.

About our photos

Information on the sources of our photos and other illustrations and maps.

Bibliography & Credits

References and acknowledgements relating to the contents of our site.

Site Map

Every page on our website is listed here.

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Page updated 11 May 2016