Teaching polar bears to fear humans in order to save them

Churchill in northern Manitoba bills itself as the the polar bear capital of the world and its tourism-based economy depends on it. But as climate change forces the polar bears inland in search of food, attacks on humans are increasing. Can this small community continue to co-exist with the world’s largest land predator? Suzanne Goldenberg reports from Churchill where its bear alert programme uses guns, helicopters and a polar bear jail to manage the the creatures .

This trip was supported by Explore.orgPolar Bears International and Frontiers North

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2013/nov/25/polar-bear-canada-churchill-manitoba-video?CMP=twt_gu

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