by Steve Selden | Oct 13, 2015 | Churchill News
Will you be a polar bear this Halloween? Natural Habitat Adventures photo.
This Halloween Animal quiz is a fun way to see what animal you should be for Halloween. Natural Habitat Adventures has come up with this as a fun way to celebrate the upcoming holiday and get ready to dress in your animal personality. Halloween in Churchill is quite different from the ones we experience in the rest of the world. Polar bear patrols with floodlights search the town area street by street while children go trick or treating to ensure their safety. However, in Churchill, kids are not allowed to dress as polar bears or in white for that matter. Keep an eye out for an exciting blog post this coming Halloween from Churchill!
by Steve Selden | Oct 6, 2015 | Conservation
Polar bears in the town of Ittoqqortoormiit in eastern Greenland. Arctic Journal photo.
Eastern Greenland and specifically the town of Ittoqqortoormiit, have been forced to extend their polar bear patrols through the month of October, reports WWF Denmark, a conservancy.
The WWF-funded patrols had been scheduled to cease at the end of September, however due to the consistent high number of polar-bear sightings in and around the town of 500, the patrols will extend for an additional month.
After meetings between WWF representatives and Ittoqqortoormiit residents earlier in the year regarding interactions between humans and polar bears, the patrols were
According to the WWF, next year will see an expanded version of the polar bear patrols for local communities in eastern Greenland.