The Karelian Bear Dog: Protecting people and bears from each other | INDIE ALASKA

Alaskans are used to seeing bears in their neighborhoods. Nils Pedersen and his Karelian Bear Dogs, Soledad, Rio, and Mardy work together to reduce human-bear conflict in Alaska. Nils is the Director of the Wind River Bear Institute, which was founded to provide innovative, non-lethal solutions to complex human-wildlife conflict issues.

Story by Hannah Lies

Video by Hannah Lies, Linda Wei, and Nils Pedersen

Music by FirstCom Music

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