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Wildlife Photo Contest

Want to win an epic photography safari with Natural Habitat Adventures? Enter our 2017 Wildlife Photo Contest by submitting up to three of your best wildlife shots by May 31! Enter... read more

Churchill Weekly Photo – Rankin Inlet

This Churchill Arctic Photo of the Week comes from the ice around Rankin Inlet where the little things are what make up a way of life in the north. This shot of Ava Ningeocheak ice fishing brings a sense of calm and longing for the old days when things moved a little... read more

Narwhals Feeding With Tusks – Video

For decades the the extruded tusk, actually tooth, of the male narwhal has been thought to be for mating purposes. Now, Canadian researchers have filmed incredible video footage in the high Arctic showing the real purpose of  their tusks; feeding. This short... read more
Churchill News

Wildlife Photo Contest

Want to win an epic photography safari with Natural Habitat Adventures? Enter our 2017 Wildlife Photo Contest by submitting up to three of your best wildlife shots by May 31! Enter... read more

Rival Northern Group Vying to Purchase Churchill Port

With negotiations between Omnitrax Canada and the Missinippi Rail Consortium, now down to just the Mathias First Nation, moving at the speed of a train on the last 100 miles to Churchill, another strong alliance has stepped up and expressed interest in acquiring the... read more

Arctic Graves May Expose Danger

This is something global warming proponents could not have predicted when temperatures began to rise faster than expected in the Arctic. Is it possible that a disease that has been eradicated from the world could reemerge again? Scientists from Russia are worried that... read more
Conservation

 

Seed Vault Needs Repairs After Leaks

Norway will make critical improvements to the Global Seed Vault located on Svalbard Island in the  Arctic. Melting permafrost in an unusual Arctic summer caused water to enter the front section of the vault. No stored seeds were damaged though safeguards will be taken... read more
From the Field

 

Churchill Video of the Week – Iceland

    Photographer Stian Rekdal combined thousands of photos to create this time-lapse video showcasing Iceland’s natural beauty. He spent three weeks—and more than 3,000 miles—on the road and took more than 40,000 photos. Iceland is quite the amazing place... read more

Churchill Field Notes and Photos – Aurora Season

The first groups of travelers have been experiencing dramatic cold and sensational northern lights in Churchill these last couple of weeks. Here are some pictorial field notes from the far north and northern lights season guru Brad Josephs. So much of what Nat... read more
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