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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 09:39

Understanding Polar Bears—with Math!

When people ask me what I do, I like to answer that I study the “mathematics of polar bears.” I am lucky enough to have a career that combines two of my passions, math and biology. The... Continue Reading

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 09:32

Safety in Polar Bear Country

It's been a year since I was last in Churchill and, as always, it is great to be back. But my return this week was quite different than last year's when, on the same day I arrived, two... Continue Reading

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 12:08

Top Ten Tundra Tools for Connecting Classrooms

By Kyle Schutt  

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10:59

There Is a Polar Bear Outside My Window

If you spend any time in the polar bear world, you’re bound to hear a lot of stories about Churchill, the "Polar Bear Capital of the World."

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:57

Tundra Connections Week 1 (Oct. 25-Nov. 1)

We’ve been getting ready for months and now it is finally time. The Polar Bear Cam is live and our Tundra Connections webcasts and live chats have started. We are bringing the tundra into... Continue Reading

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 07:44

A Day in the Life of a Citizen Scientist

Anyone can play a role in helping to advance polar bear science. The goal of our Citizen Science Project is to work with guests aboard a Tundra Buggy® as they help with collecting data on... Continue Reading

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:05

A Quiet Interlude in the Polar Bear Capital of the World

By Kt Miller   Our hard-working team is cruising along with preparations for our programs in Churchill during this fall's polar bear migration. Each day is filled with singular moments and... Continue Reading

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 15:34

Day Four on the Tundra - Save Our Sea Ice!

Allison Price, Malia Somerville, Jasmine Hestad, and Amy Donofrio share song and dance about why we need to Save Our Sea Ice!

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:06

Day Three on the Tundra -- Touring the Buggy

Gary Lunsford, Jennifer Whitener, Carla Cook give us a tour of a Frontiers North Tundra Buggy® in the video. Post by Carla Cook

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:06

Day Two - Getting to Know the Tundra

By Andrea Contreras, Rachel Griffiths, and Gaby Schwammer Today began with a light rain but soon gave way to clear skies and a beautiful sunrise. We started our day at the Churchill North... Continue Reading

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