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Mitch Taylor

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Contact Mitch Taylor

mktaylor@gmail.com

Mitch Taylor has worked on polar bears for the past 30 years and was the polar bear biologist for the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory, Canada for more than 20 years.

Dr. Taylor has been a continuing member of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialists Group and Canada’s Federal Provincial Polar Bear Technical Committee. He has published more than 50 scientific papers on polar bear-related topics and has worked in the field on most of the world’s polar bear populations.

Most recently (2007), Taylor assisted with field sampling (mark-recapture) the Davis Strait population (one of the most southern of all polar bear populations) and is a co-author on Canada’s COSEWIC polar bear draft status report. Taylor recently retired from government service and is currently based at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Canada.

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