Ian Stirling (biologist)

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Ian Stirling, OC FRSC is a Scientist Emeritus with the Canadian Wildlife Service. His research has focused mostly on Arctic and Antarctic zoology and ecology, and he is one of the world's top authorities on polar bears.[1] He is an adjunct professor in the University of Alberta Department of Biological Sciences.[2] Stirling has written three books and nearly 200 articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has written and spoken extensively about the danger posed to polar bears by global warming.

Stirling was the first Canadian to be elected president of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.[3]

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