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Campers in polar region are encouraged to adopt the following habit (taken from here): Along the northern coast, near North Pangnirtung Fiord, the potential for polar bear encounters is higher because of proximity to the ocean. Hikers are encouraged to camp several kilometres inland rather than on the coast. Does this company take risks? It ...


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I am going to take a shot at this one and say it will not be enough to ensure your safety. Bears are very curious animals and they are not afraid to get in contact with humans. Polar Bears have mastered their predilection area because they are on the top of the food chain. For more information, please refer here Taken from the above link: "Avoid camping ...


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There is not a huge amount of information on the subject of a Polar Bear Guard Training Course. It seems to be a three day course that deals more on deterrent methods and polar bear protection, than on shooting these bears, although this too is included in the training. I am going to limit myself to Canada, although other counties do in fact have similar ...


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I think this question is sufficiently similar to the other one that the answer will be identical. It isn't safe. Of course this company is taking risks, as all exploration companies do. There are many risks with camping or trekking in polar bear country. What you do is minimise the risks where possible, and accept the risks you can't minimise. As @Amine ...



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