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Polar Bear Starfish

Polar bears can walk across very thin ice and not fall through. They can be over 1000 pounds, so how is this possible? They are masters of weight distribution!

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The weather’s cool and the bears are playful!

The temperatures in Churchill, Manitoba, have cooled down this past week, leading to a spike in play activity that the tourists (and polar bears!) are pretty happy about!

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Freeze-up Is Coming!

As the temperatures drop in Churchill, MB, some ice is finally starting to form on the ponds and along the beach.  The tourists and other visitors are pulling on extra layers of clothing and finding their warm mittens, while the polar bears are reveling in the colder conditions and feeling better than they have for

A Change at the Top of the World

The defining question of this century will be: how do we simultaneously preserve the environment and shareholder wealth? In one of the most remote places in the world, learn more about Inuit culture and climate change in this award winning video by Explore.org.


Ilka’s twins have found a new game. Their pond has frozen over and the ice makes for great fun slipping, sliding, breaking through and throwing pieces in the air! You can see the cubs on the live cam from Denmark, where temperatures are just starting to dip below freezing at night.

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