Arctic Documentary Project’s Tundra Fires Syndicated Through Reuters
Reuters news agency recently published the story on the tundra fires that have been burning parts of the subarctic. I was in Churchill last month and the photos we sent out caught their attention. PBI’s senior scientist Dr. Steven Amstrup was interviewed by the news agency and discussed the issues that fires can cause for polar bears in the Churchill, Manitoba region. You can see the article by clicking on the the following link. Rare Wildfires Threaten Canadian Polar Bear Habitat.
A wildfire burns through the tundra and boreal forest in an area known for polar bear denning sties near the Deer River south of Churchill, Manitoba.