International Bear News

About the IBN

The International Bear News, ISSN# 1064-1564, is a newsletter of the IBA and the IUCN Bear Specialist Group that is produced thrice yearly.  The IBN welcomes articles about biology, conservation, and management of the world's eight bear species.  The IBN also publishes reviews about books on bears, and articles pertinent to bears in history and culture.  Special articles of importance to students are posted in the Student Forum.  Announcements about bear-related conferences and employment are also accepted.

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Editorial Policy

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Submission Guidelines

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Submission Deadlines

Note: IBN is Switching to 3 Newsletters a Year as of 2013

Submission deadlines are strictly enforced.

February 5th (Spring Issue)
July 12th (Summer Issue - 2016 only; reverts back to June 12 for 2017)
October 5th (Fall Issue)

*Note: deadlines for Bear Specialist Group members are earlier, so contact Dave Garshelis for dates.