"The last meat I ate that autumn was a deer. He died on the new moon, and I was upwind, so I only knew he was there because I heard the ravens. I pinpointed the direction in the earth’s magnetic field, and sort of felt my way towards it. It’s hard to explain how that works." - Bear 71
… whale dies after getting tangled in fishing gear.
For more examples of human impact on wildlife - go to www.nfb.ca/bear71
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Experimenting with the Bear 71 Live installation at the Roundhouse Community Centre - May 2012. Part of Vancouver’s DOXA Film Festival.
'Trail-cam' interactive sculpture - part of the Bear 71 Doxa Film Festival exhibit at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver. May 2012
Inspired by actual trail cameras used to gather images of wildlife featured in the Bear 71 interactive project. This device captured audience images and fed them into the project - underscoring the themes of surveillance & dependence on technology.
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Film: Bear 71
A co-op radio interview with Bear 71 co-creator Leanne Allison.
Full project here
“CP Rail is working hard on the issue of grizzly bear mortality on the tracks, with Parks Canada having train crews report all animal sightings to wildlife managers.”
Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Black+bear+killed+train+near+Canmore/6536617/story.html#ixzz1usrQ9a6k
BANFF — No. 122 is apparently not your average grizzly bear.
The subject of a scientific research project to track the movements of grizzlies in Banff National Park, No. 122, a large male, has in a few weeks not only provided fascinating information about where he’s been, but what he’s doing, causing unexpected consequences.
Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/alberta/Hungry+Banff+grizzly+exposes+waste+handling+issues+park/6599570/story.html#ixzz1usl3iPrm:
For more information on Bears in Banff - experience the story of Bear 71