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Traveler Story: Close Encounters with Polar Bears
I absolutely loved the process of looking for polar bears in the snow. I would sit next to our Polar Rover driver, Bill, and work really hard to look for bears in...
Photos From a Polar Bear Travel Season
If you like to travel, there’s probably one particular place away from home that just seems to stick in your heart, the one spot where your wanderlust was first...
The Importance of Seeing Polar Bears in the Wild
I never truly appreciated the importance of the polar bear as a mascot for climate change until I saw these magnificent creatures up close and personal on a...
Traveler Story: Up Close with Polar Bears
On our first full day out on the Polar Rover, a polar bear walked over to another vehicle in the distance, and we watched it jump up and reach all the way to...
Polar Bears Are My Spirit Animal
All the wildlife on the tundra will stay with me always, but polar bears have won a very special place in my heart—the polar bear is now my spirit animal...
The Time to See—and Save—Polar Bears is Now
Pinch Me: Polar Bears & Northern Lights
"Pinch me," I kept thinking. That’s a polar bear underneath my nose. There’s another bear settling in for a snooze in front of our tire. A mama bear and...