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Bearing down for charity

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎16 hours ago‎
Don't worry, this is just a photo illustration: Doug Speirs isn't being hunted by a hungry polar bear. But he's preparing to face them in Churchill July 1 in a charity event. I have excellent news for anyone who has ever dreamed of becoming a polar ...
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Grolar or pizzly? Experts say rare grizzly-polar bear hybrid shot in Nunavut

CBC.ca - ‎May 18, 2016‎
An odd-looking bear shot last week by a hunter in Nunavut has turned out to be a grizzly-polar bear hybrid - a rare find that a researcher says is becoming more common.
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Did Nunavut hunter shoot grizzly-polar bear hybrid?

Toronto Star - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“They're saying it's a grizzly-polar bear hybrid,” he said in an interview from his home in Arviat, 250 kilometres north of Churchill, Manitoba. Known either as a grolar or a prizzly depending on whether the father is a grizzly or polar bear, the find ...

From polar bears and fishing to human rights and shopping, Manitoba offers vast variety of interests for visitors

Grand Forks Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Polar bears are king in the Arctic, and the Churchill Wild, the polar bear capital of the world, offers outdoor enthusiasts an intimate experience to walk with the majestic creatures.

New York featured in National Geographic Traveler photo contest

Daily Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
These fascinating photos serve as a visual love letter to New York, revealing exactly why America's greatest city is visited by tens of millions of tourists every year.
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Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park Zoo using glitter to track polar bear poop

MetroNews Canada - ‎May 24, 2016‎
“We have some questions about how polar bears are adjusting when they come from Churchill or Northern Manitoba,” said Stephen Petersen, head of conservation and research at Assiniboine Park Zoo, where the International Polar Bear Conservation ...

2016 Aurora WinterFest

Thompson Citizen - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Did you see films made “in our back yard?” The fourth-annual AWF film fest featured World of Discovery, Snow Walker, Journey Home, Polar Bears of Churchill and Polar Bears - Summer Odyssey. Churchill's got talent - everyone who came out Friday night ...

Older animals get special treatment at SF Zoo

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎21 hours ago‎
At 35 years, Uulu is the oldest captive polar bear in North America and has outlived many of her furry friends. She has been in San Francisco since she was a rabble-rousing cub who got shipped south after scavenging too close to homes in Churchill, ...

'Ecosystem engineers': Arctic foxes build gardens on tundra, biologists say

CBC.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Winnipeg-based biologists working near Churchill have discovered Arctic foxes effectively grow gardens around their dens on the tundra.

Churchill passes 5% accommodation tax

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A polar bear is seen walking across the street in Churchill Man. in 2009. It will soon cost you five per cent more to stay in a hotel while in Churchill to see polar bears and beluga whales. The Town of Churchill is the latest jurisdiction to slap an ...
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Canada Goose to open first flagship retail stores

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Adding to the customer experience, employees will be brand ambassadors through an experiential program that will include tours at a Canada Goose factory, along with a first-hand look at how the company works with Polar Bears International in Churchill, ...
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Breathtaking entries in National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest

Daily Mail - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Daredevils straddling trains in Bangladesh and an ominous shark in a kelp forest in Cape Town - these are spectacular images that every traveller would be proud to have taken.

Five hidden vacation gems from across Canada

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Everyone says that winter is the time to head north to Churchill to see the polar bears, but I'm here to tell you that everyone is wrong.

Chasing the light: 2016 National Geographic travel photo contest entries

CNN - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The best could still be yet to come, with the deadline for entries on May 27. Click here to enter NatGeo photo contest. Glory awaits, plus a grand prize that'll take the winner on a seven-day polar bear "photo safari" at the Churchill Wild -- Seal ...

Zoo talks helping zoo-goers get schooled

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Other popular animals, such as the polar bears, tigers and snow leopards, are just a few the animals highlighted. Two more will be added in late June (both butterfly safaris), bringing the number to 16 informative sessions where zoo-goers can be ...

Cultivating a new generation of whiz kids

Toronto Star - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The 13-year-old peers through a Google-made cardboard viewer into the virtual-reality polar bear world of Churchill, Manitoba.

Home on the range

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Vicki Trim, a regional wildlife biologist for Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship, has been studying and monitoring caribou populations since 2007.

Confessions of a travel editor

Hindustan Times - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The annual movement of polar bears along the western shore of Canada's Hudson Bay as it freezes over, creates one of the greatest wildlife viewing spectacles on Earth.

Arctic Foxes 'Grow' Their Own Gardens

National Geographic - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Spotlighting foxes, wolves, hares, owls, and even a polar bear, these photographs capture the beauty of the Arctic. With litters averaging about eight to 10 pups—some as high as 16—the foxes deposit high amounts of nutrients in and around their dens, ...

Bon voyage Bart

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 21, 2016‎
I've spied a polar bear on Amundsen Gulf sea ice from the deck of a Canadian Coast Guard research vessel. I've day-hiked ... I've paddled alongside dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico, belugas in the Churchill River estuary and orcas in B.C.'s Johnstone Strait.
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