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  • Date: 03 December 2013
  • Author: Tania Segura, WWF Travel

Jon Hoekstra, WWF's chief scientist, had the chance to witness a polar bear released from "polar bear jail" while on a trip in Churchill, Canada.  Jon captured this video live with Google Glass. 

As the sea ice diminishes and takes longer to form due to climate change, the chance of human-bear conflict increases. But Jon says there is still hope. Read his article and watch the video to learn why.

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  • Date: 28 November 2013
  • Author: Tania Segura, WWF Travel

Churchill has seen a lot of excitement this past month. CNN joined a  Natural Habitat Adventures photography expedition led by Brad Josephs this season. Check out some of the footage and photos from travelers in this CNN feature. 

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  • Date: 07 November 2013
  • Author: Andrea Reynolds, Natural Habitat Adventures

When the opportunity came up to escort Elsa Bailey on her Nat Hab polar bear adventure to Churchill, I jumped at the chance. It was an exciting prospect to spend time with this “100-year-young” woman who has inspired many in our office.

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  • Date: 06 November 2013
  • Author: WWF Travel

A climate change and renewable energy expert with World Wildlife Fund will be the special guest lecturer aboard a voyage from Iceland and across the Arctic Circle to Svalbard, Norway.

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  • Date: 03 October 2013
  • Author: Sarah Robie, WWF

In early August, WWF staff member Sarah Robie joined WWF travelers through Alaska's Katmai National Park. With professional guide and expert naturalist, Brad Jospehs at their side, travelers were able to get a close glimpse into the lives of grizzlies at the end of their feeding season. See just how close by watching this short video.

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  • Date: 30 September 2013
  • Author: WWF Travel

The Magic of the Northern Lights
Presented by Natural Habitat Adventures
Tuesday, October 1 @ 3pm Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, 12pm Pacific
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Join veteran NHA guide Melissa Scott for a magical presentation on one of the world’s greatest phenomena! The ethereal northern lights are a truly breathtaking experience in the world of adventure travel. Our trips take us to the Canadian outpost of Churchill, where some of the planet’s heaviest concentrations of aurora borealis activity occur. We are especially excited to share this presentation with you because 2014 is slated to be the most aurora-active period in years!

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  • Date: 19 September 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

Melissa Scott’s extraordinary knowledge of nature and effervescent personality earned her the title of NHA’s Staff Naturalist. We talked to her about her love of North America, her bird imitation abilities and the importance of ecotourism.

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  • Date: 07 August 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

World-renowned adventurist Olaf Malver, who designs our slate of adrenaline-pumping expeditions in nature, likes to say, "We are not lemmings!" Instead of just following the crowd, our adventures take you to the top of snow-capped mountains, along the shores of winding rivers and practically to the ends of the Earth.

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  • Date: 01 August 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

In his role as Natural Habitat Adventure’s Head Naturalist, Eric Rock travels around the world leading tours and developing new ones. Find out why Eric considers Alaska home, the most important part of guiding and why you should travel.

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  • Date: 27 June 2013
  • Author: WWF Travel

The WWF Travel Program teamed up with Natural Habitat Adventures to bring our audience a special webinar to inspire travel and educate anyone within an interest in polar bears.

In this webinar, Managing Director of WWF's Species Conservation Program, Dr. Sybille Klenzendorf, discusses the importance of polar bear conservation work and what WWF is doing to address threats to their population and habitat. Afterwards, listen to naturalist, Eric Rock discuss the travel experience in Churchill, Manitoba, aptly named the "Polar Bear Capital of the World."

If you're unable to listen through the whole webinar, use the webinar highlights we've put together below to listen in on the topics that most interest you.

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