Mitch Taylor

Polar Bear Biologist, Lakehead University

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.