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"Working in the Arctic"

Scott Schliebe discusses different aspects of working in the arctic on polar bear research.

 


More Interview Questions:

1. How did you get involved in polar bear research?

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2. What is it about polar bears that has kept your interest and fascination through the years?

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3. This might sound like a funny question, but is it hard to find a white bear on white snow?

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4. Given the remote areas you work in, seems like you would need some pretty skilled pilots—can you talk to us a little bit about your pilots?

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5. What are some of the problems you encounter working with bears in such a cold climate—do you need special equipment?

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6. If someone was interested in a career as a biologist or working with wildlife, what would you recommend?

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7. Do polar bears and penguins live together?

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Scott Schliebe – "Working in the Arctic ” Credt: USFWS
Last updated: May 8, 2009
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