Apr 172018
 
Bowhead whales: jazz artists of the deep whose calls rival birdsong

How do bowhead whales in the unbroken darkness of the Arctic’s polar winter keep busy during breeding season? They sing, of course. From late autumn to early spring, off the east coast of Greenland, some 200 bowheads, hunted to the edge of extinction, serenade each other with compositions from a vast repertoire of song, according […]

Jun 132016
 
Images From a Warming Planet by Ashley Cooper

I have spent the last thirteen years traveling to every continent on the planet to document the impacts of climate change and in that time have probably witnessed more of its impacts than anyone else. What I have seen is truly shocking. I passionately believe that climate change is the biggest threat that humanity has […]

Mar 222014
 
Expedition Cruise on Board M/S Origo, June 1-10, 2014

Polar Bear Expedition Workshop – last 2 cabins still available. We are now close to full ship.Anyone out there interested in joining, there are now just 2 cabins available. The majority of the group is flying to Longyearbyen on May 31st, there are still a few seats available on that flight as well. The land […]

Mar 022014
 
NON-PROFIT expedition workshop to see polar bears in Svalbard, 2014

Join us on a once-in-a-lifetime voyage in the High Arctic to experience polar bears in their environment, while learning about their biology, their current and future status, the threats against them, and what you can do to help protect them. While we will provide and ensure the full experience that a regular small-ship expedition cruise […]

Dec 112013
 
Creature Feature: Harp Seal

There’s no doubt that harp seal pups are perilously cute. But did you know that once they grow up, these seals migrate thousands of miles each year? Named after the dark, harp-shaped patterns on the backs of adult seals, harp seals are widespread in the chilly waters of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. They […]

Dec 042013
 
The Bird Cliffs of Alkefjellet

Thousands upon thousands of Brünnich’s Guillemots (Uria lomvia) fill the sky alongside the cliffs of Alkefjellet where over a quarter of a million birds nest during the Arctic summer months. Alkefjellet, Svalbard. Nikon D4. Nikon 28-300mm. ISO 400 f11 @ 1/1000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari

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