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Wildlife Photographer Tells the Stories Behind the Shots

10/19/2011 // By Miles Grant

Remember Amanda Stone’s post about Canada’s spirit bear? I just came across this video with Paul Nicklen, the photographer who captured those amazing new photos of the bears for National Geographic magazine. Nicklen gave a TED talk on how he got […] Read more >

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Spirit Bear: The Return of An Elusive Icon

8/12/2011 // By Amanda Stone

To the Gitga’at First Nation and the Kitasoo/Xai’xais of Canada it has been taboo to hunt or even speak the name of the elusive spirit bear, or Kermode, for many generations. Neither albino nor polar bear, the vanilla-colored bear is […] Read more >