November 14, 2008

Congrats to Braided River Publishing

Posted by: Karin Hoffman, Communications

The book that inspired the Burke’s current exhibit called The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World has just been awarded a 2008 National Outdoor Book Award in the category "Nature and Environment." Braided River’s book featuring stunning photographs and insightful essays on the plight of the polar bear, and the threats to bears Arctic habitat, has brought the reality of climate change to the forefront of the global community.


The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World is now on exhibit at the Burke Museum until December 31, 2008. This exhibit provides visitors the opportunity to view 40 large-format photographs and learn the effects climate change has on not only polar bears but all species that share the Arctic environment.

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