Polar bear and cubs Spitzbergen
Arctic ice - blue = old
Fulmars swim past the base of a glacier with almost a luminous feeling
Wild flowers on Spitzbergen, very low to endure harsh weather
In a Zodiac at the foot of a glacier in Spitzbergen
Ny Alesund at 79deg North. It is mainly a research station, but was a mining town in the past.
Polar bear on ice flow in Hinlopen strait. Life is becoming more precarious for Polar bears. With global warming, there is less sea ice, so their natural hunting ground is disappearing.
Kittiwakes on an ice floe