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  • Polar bears are the largest terrestrial predators on earth. According to a report published by the World Wide Fund for Nature, “A substantial reduction in the extent of the sea ice during the summer will undoubtedly have a negative impact on polar bears. Based on extremely conservative forecasts about the future extent of the sea ice, scientists have estimated that two thirds of the polar bear population could become extinct by 2050. If the sea ice continues to retreat at the speed witnessed during the last few years, the situation will become even more critical.”

  • "The secret to success is to do what you love." - Dr. Tom Smith, rifle master and naturalist, AKA Chuck Norris of the Arctic

    Tom is one of the most fascinating guys I have ever met and has some incredible stories that include traveling solo through the Arctic for 2 years on a single journey, living and hunting with the Inuit community, and saving a polar bear's life by punching it in the face.

  • Kronebreen glacier moves with an average speed of 2 meters per day and has some of the most vivid blues I have ever seen in the wild

  • A mountain peak emerges from the clouds at Inglefieldbreen

  • A humpback whale spotted near the bow of our ship

  • Hornsund

  • On our way to the pack ice, less than 600 miles away from the North Pole

  • Midnight Sun

    The sun doesn't set in the Arctic from May to August

  • The bird cliffs at Diskobukta

  • The Arctic fox is well adapted to living in cold environments, and has thick fur which is brown in summer and white in winter.

  • The Arctic tern has the longest migration known in the animal kingdom. They migrate between the Arctic and Antarctic regions and have annual roundtrip lengths of about 44,300 miles.

  • The Art of Flight

    Incoming kittiwake

  • An old trapper hut built in 1902 at Kapp Lee

  • Polar bears are the largest terrestrial predators on earth. According to a report published by the World Wide Fund for Nature, “A substantial reduction in the extent of the sea ice during the summer will undoubtedly have a negative impact on polar bears. Based on extremely conservative forecasts about the future extent of the sea ice, scientists have estimated that two thirds of the polar bear population could become extinct by 2050. If the sea ice continues to retreat at the speed witnessed during the last few years, the situation will become even more critical.”

  • "The secret to success is to do what you love." - Dr. Tom Smith, rifle master and naturalist, AKA Chuck Norris of the Arctic

    Tom is one of the most fascinating guys I have ever met and has some incredible stories that include traveling solo through the Arctic for 2 years on a single journey, living and hunting with the Inuit community, and saving a polar bear's life by punching it in the face.

  • Kronebreen glacier moves with an average speed of 2 meters per day and has some of the most vivid blues I have ever seen in the wild

  • A mountain peak emerges from the clouds at Inglefieldbreen

  • A humpback whale spotted near the bow of our ship

  • Hornsund

  • On our way to the pack ice, less than 600 miles away from the North Pole

  • Midnight Sun

    The sun doesn't set in the Arctic from May to August

  • The bird cliffs at Diskobukta

  • The Arctic fox is well adapted to living in cold environments, and has thick fur which is brown in summer and white in winter.

  • The Arctic tern has the longest migration known in the animal kingdom. They migrate between the Arctic and Antarctic regions and have annual roundtrip lengths of about 44,300 miles.

  • The Art of Flight

    Incoming kittiwake

  • An old trapper hut built in 1902 at Kapp Lee