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Polar Bear Blog – Fast Times in High Latitudes

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Reports came out this week that the test oil shipment for Churchill seems to have been put on hold for this year. So, that’s pretty darn good news. Its still a bit tricky for the future, as shipping oil through Churchill does kind of make economic sense so I would suspect that we all end up re-visiting this topic next summer. I find it a bit strange that the whole focus of the debate ended … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Blog – Polar Bears, Northern Lights and the Usual

Polar Bear on Sea Ice

Temperatures have gone back to normal in Churchill, hovering between -25C and -30C, not too shabby especially if there is no wind. The Churchill Rangers headed out on their patrol exercise this past week in some pretty frigid temperatures – but that’s what being a ranger is all about when you come to think of it. Northern lights are not quite what everyone was hoping for this winter. We are supposed to be in a … Continue reading

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