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Video: Model Management in the Great Bear Rainforest

Video: Model Management in the Great Bear Rainforest

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2014 5

The Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada, has often been described as a “bastion of biodiversity.” Not only is it home to grizzly bears, black bears, and spirit bears, it has a human

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Grizzly Bear Travels: A Photo Essay

Grizzly Bear Travels: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2014 17

Being close enough to view a grizzly bear in the wild inspires feelings of awe and nostalgia: wonder at their size and power and a longing for an America that once was — when

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Fifteen Native Tales about the Northern Lights

Fifteen Native Tales about the Northern Lights

WWF July 27, 2014 1

We know today that the aurora borealis, commonly called the “northern lights” occurs when electrically charged particles from the sun zoom into Earth’s atmosphere. The phenomenon is most commonly witnessed during fall and winter

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The Privilege of Proximity to Polar Bears

The Privilege of Proximity to Polar Bears

Tania Segura July 2, 2014 0

The Canadian community of Churchill, Manitoba, lives in geographic isolation. There is no paved road to get there. In the summer you can arrive by boat on Hudson Bay, but when it starts freezing

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Study: Tourism Helps Protect Canada’s Spirit Bear

Study: Tourism Helps Protect Canada’s Spirit Bear

Tania Segura March 26, 2014 0

Bear-viewing tours bring in 12 times more money than hunting in western Canada, according to a new study. As many nations in Africa and around the world have learned, protecting wildlife and inviting travelers

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Video of the Week: Living with Polar Bears

Video of the Week: Living with Polar Bears

Tania Segura February 28, 2014 2

Churchill, Canada is known as the “polar bear capital of the world.” For travelers this translates into great viewing opportunities but what do local residents think about the polar bear population? This video features

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