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Resilience in a Changing Climate

Resilience in a Changing Climate

WWF December 13, 2017 0

For hundreds of years, polar bears have been migrating though Churchill to make their way across the frozen Hudson Bay. I was excited to be in the “polar bear capital of the world” to

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A Different World in the Polar Bear Capital

A Different World in the Polar Bear Capital

Natural Habitat Adventures May 22, 2017 0

What fascinates me most about traveling is experiencing a completely different way of life in other cultures. Different food, different climates, different ideas of what’s “normal.” On my Classic Polar Bear Adventure in Manitoba,

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The Reality of Polar Bears and Climate Change

The Reality of Polar Bears and Climate Change

Natural Habitat Adventures March 21, 2017 0

I have always dreamed about seeing polar bears in their natural habitat and experiencing the brisk breeze of the Canadian tundra, but once my foot stepped off the plane in Churchill, Manitoba, my heart

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How to Pack for a Polar Bear Adventure

How to Pack for a Polar Bear Adventure

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl March 9, 2017 0

Well, I actually mean how to pack to go on one of the world’s most amazing adventures: to see wild polar bears up close and personal. Here are five essential items to pack for

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2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

WWF December 7, 2016 0

This article was originally published in WWF’s Thin Ice Blog In mid-November, I spent a week in Churchill on Canada’s Hudson Bay Coast. It’s one of the most popular places for viewing polar bears,

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Churchill Without Expectations

Churchill Without Expectations

Natural Habitat Adventures May 30, 2016 0

I’m one of those people who tends to travel with zero expectations. This isn’t because I have some overly pessimistic worldview or have had some unfortunate litany of bad travel experiences. On the contrary:

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