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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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Google Hangout with WWF: All About Polar Bears

Google Hangout with WWF: All About Polar Bears

WWF February 25, 2014 0

In honor of Polar Bear Week and International Polar Bear Day, WWF is hosting a live Google Hangout on Wednesday with two Canadian polar bear experts! When: Wednesday, Feb 26 Time: 2:30 pm –

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Polar Bear Roundup: This Year’s Top 9 Polar Bear Stories

Polar Bear Roundup: This Year’s Top 9 Polar Bear Stories

Emily Deemer February 24, 2014 0

It’s International Polar Bear Day this Thursday – February 27th – and we’re celebrating with an entire Polar Bear Week on the blog!  Each day we’ll feature something new, like polar bear trivia and

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