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Well, I finally finished reading Zac Unger’s new book ‘Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye’. Its a decent read, pretty good for someone’s first trip to the north… ‘Google Play’ is a terrible e-reader though. Anyway, I was just thinking about when Zac came up to Churchill in 2006 or 07… or maybe 05. It was one of those years when I had imploded my personal life and was flailing headlong through bear … Continue reading
So, I have seen this idea come up here and there… most recently, it started with Robert Buchanan from Polar Bears International and now with one of his researchers, Andrew Derocher. The idea is to feed polar bears (specifically Churchill’s bears) while they are on land to help offset the decline in sea ice. Offhand it seems insane; after you have lived in the north for a while, insane seems intriguing. Incidentally, this idea first … Continue reading