No Arctic ice, no bears. Somewhere above the 80th parallel north, Arctic Ocean. Dana Allen Photo Safari with Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris
Young Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) and mother, somewhere on the ice above the Arctic Circle. With Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris. You are the one that can help save the future for this little guy.
Tourists in Hudson Bay, Canada, are usually most eager to see polar bears. But in November of 2012, it was a snowy owl and an Arctic fox that stole the show. Over the course of about a week, the fox and owl were seen repeatedly dancing around each other, almost as if they were playing. […]
For thousands of years, the Porcupine caribou herd has migrated to give birth and nurse their young in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The route they take varies every year, but it takes them thousands of miles, making it the longest migration of any land mammal on earth. The spectacle of […]
This large female Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) has had a successful season stocking up on her fat reserves. But seals beware, there is always room for one more… Somewhere on the Barents Sea, above the Arctic Circle.
When Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was established in the 1960s, the U.S. government had several goals in mind—chief among them protecting the region’s unique wildlife and wilderness. But the region has one extremely contentious asset that has sparked controversy for decades—nearly 10.3 billion barrels of petroleum under the ground. Now, Congress is proposing legislation […]
Finishing off the year with an average temperature above the freezing point, you bet it’s hot. Yet another record month for warm temperatures is keeping the Arctic Sea Ice at an all time low. Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) on ice. Somewhere above the Arctic Circle in the Barents Sea.
Reindeer are shrinking on an Arctic island near the north pole as a result of climate change that has curbed the amount of winter food available to the animals, scientists said on Monday. The average weight of adult reindeer on Svalbard, a chain of islands north of Norway, fell from 55kg (121lb) to 48kg (106lb) […]
A large female Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) makes it well known to a hungry onlooker as to who gets the wish bone. Somewhere above the Arctic Circle. With Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris