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Bubbling beluga | Snapshot by BearBell

Beluga Boat Interns Reflect On Their Summer

This summer, Polar Bears International has hired local Churchill summer students to assist Captain Hayley on the Beluga Boat. Now that the season is winding down, the interns reflect on their time on the river. Aidan: “Same Town, New Appreciation” Hello again everyone! I wanted to talk about more about some of amazing things and

Polar bear mom and cubs swimming to shore

Beluga Boat Captain One Minute, Polar Bear Escort the Next

By Beluga Boat Captain Hayley Shephard It was a wild time on the river yesterday, starting rather abruptly before I had even stepped foot on the Beluga Boat. I had launched the boat which was now tied up at the Sea North docks and suddenly I saw, heard and smelt cracker shots only meters away

Gyrfalcon seen on the Northern Lights Cam

Rare and Beautiful Gyrfalcon Gets its Own Live Chat with Expert Kurt Burnham

A rare and ghostly Gyrfalcon has made several appearances this season on explore’s Northern Lights Cam, presiding over the stark Manitoba tundra and awing thousands of viewers all over the world.

Visit the explore video installation at 2nd Street and Santa Monica Boulevard.

Polar Bears Invade Santa Monica!

Explore is on a mission to bring viewers closer to nature. Our series of live cams have streamed millions of hours of the wonders of the world – from salmon-snatching brown bears in Alaska’s Katmai National Park, to African elephants roaming the Kenyan plains. Our new, interactive “Pearls of the Planet” experience creates an immersive

polar bears

Thank You from Polar Bears International!

The end of polar bear season in Churchill is always a bittersweet time of the year for us at Polar Bears International  We are very happy that the bears are now out on the sea ice hunting, but that also means it’s time for us to go back south to our homes, ending our biggest outreach

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