It’s 5*F in Manitoba and flurries are falling across the polar bear landscape. In one month, the sun will stop rising practically at all.
Churchill, Canada is just over 2,000 miles from the North Pole. On the winter equinox, Dec. 21, it will be the darkest time of year in the North Pole. “There has been no sunlight or even twilight since early October. The darkness lasts until the beginning of dawn in early March” (NOAA). This equinox will bring the shortest day in Churchill with six hours of sunlight. But that will leave plenty light for seeing polar bears!
Polar bears are crossing the snowing scape now on the live Cape Churchill Cam!