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Polar life - and fantasy - on film

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 7:09pm | by TravelWild

When the enduring of extreme conditions turns into monotony, video can transport a viewer to another world, offering a welcome reprieve. Those living at the South Pole Research Station recently...

 

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Tags: A la Conquete du Pole, Antarctic Midwinter, Arctic aurora, polar bear cub video, Tor Even Mathisen
 

The Zoo: A conservationist and polar bear's best friend for now?

Posted April 3, 2012 @ 7:06pm | by TravelWild

Today’s report on NPR talks about the possibility of displacing some polar bears out of their Arctic habitat in order to protect and ensure the species’ genetic diversity in the long...

 

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Tags: churchill, conservation, Jeffrey Bonner, Juliet Eilperin, npr, polar bears, zoos
 

"Drop-dead gorgeous & potentially deadly"

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 7:05pm | by TravelWild

"Drop-dead gorgeous & potentially deadly"This summer, nature photographer and science writer Wayne Lynch will join TravelWild’s expedition to Spitsbergen to see polar bears and other Arctic wildlife. He and scientist Andrew...

 

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Tags: Andrew Derocher, Frozen Planet, wayne lynch
 

February 29: Day of Cold

Posted February 29, 2012 @ 7:03pm | by TravelWild

News from the North Pole on Leap Day 2012 includes the 4-year anniversary of the visionary Svalbard Seed Vault and the first annual Day of Cold celebration.While there may be 50+ words to...

 

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Tags: Cary Fowler, Day of Cold, Global Crop Diversity Trust, Global Seed Vault, Svalbard
 

Spitsbergen:"Like someone chopped off the Swiss Alps and plunked them in the middle of the ocea

Posted October 5, 2011 @ 6:51pm | by TravelWild

Spitsbergen:"Like someone chopped off the Swiss Alps and plunked them in the middle of the oceaHere at TravelWild Expeditions we look forward to our 2012 exclusive charter to see Spitsbergen’s polar bears and wildlife. In July, just 54 travelers will sail the Svalbard Archipelago...

 

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Tags: arctic wildlife, chris morgan, expedition cruise, polar bears, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, wayne lynch
 

Cool Things from the Arctic Ice

Posted September 21, 2011 @ 6:48pm | by TravelWild

Cool Things from the Arctic IceArctic LightNorwegian photographer Terje Sorgjerd has created a stunning time lapse video of a bejeweled Arctic.“The Sunset and Sunrise are connected in one magnificent show of...

 

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Tags: Arctic, David Attenborough, ice melt, polar bears
 
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