2010 Project Polar Bear contestants
Caitlynn Turner & Michael Long, CZBG Teen Arctic Ambassadors

Registration for Polar Bears International (PBI) 2011-2012 Project Polar Bear contest has ended!
Twenty-six teens and their seven adult mentors have until January 31st to inspire long term change in their communities through ongoing projects that reduce the carbon dioxide load in the atmosphere.
This fall, 35 teams have registered with Arctic Ambassador Centers throughout the United States and Canada to participate in PBI’s Project Polar Bear Contest. Nine teams are affiliated with the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW).
Over the next two months, these teams will be working hard on projects that encourage Saving Energy, Reforestation, Zero Waste by recycling and composting, and Closing the Loop by recycling and buying recycled products.

Our Ambitious Area Teams include:
Cats for Cubs from Springfield High School, OH
Ice Girls from Seven Hills High School, OH
Impact from South Dearborn High School, IN
The Autobots from Southern Hills Career & Technical Center, OH
The Trashless Trio from Roger Bacon High School, OH
Montessoil! from Clark Montessori High School, OH
And three teams from Cincinnati Zoo Academy, OH
Project Recycle: Zoo Style
Yesterday’s Today and
ZA Save a Tree
To learn more about each team and their project, check out their blogs at:

Choose your favorite teams and help us cheer them along to the finish line!
We know that each of these dedicated teams will collectively make a BIG difference!
Thank You from CREW, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Polar Bears International for doing your part to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere!