Steven is Chief scientist of Polar Bears International, as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. Prior to joining PBI, he led polar bear ecology research in Alaska for 30 years. He is a past chairman of the IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group and an active member of 32 years. In an issue of Nature, he and his coauthors concluded that preserving polar bears is about controlling man-made temperature rise. He is the recipient of the Indianapolis Prize and Bambi Award for efforts in animal conservation.
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