There are 6 species of seals (or pinnipeds!) in Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic islands: they forage and breed in these areas where there is abundance of food! Terrestrial or Ice breeding species? The Antarctic Fur Seal and the Southern Elephant Seal breed on land while the Weddell Seal, the … [Read more...] about Antarctica Seals: species & adaptations to the cold!
Spitsbergen is the largest island in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. This pristine island is known as the land of the midnight sun, the wildlife capital of the Arctic and the land of the polar bear! This is a popular destination for intrepid travelers in search of an adventure to witness … [Read more...] about Spitsbergen: The Wildlife Capital of The Arctic
If you are thinking about joining an Arctic expedition, you may be wondering where you should go and what the options are. The Arctic spans one–sixth of the area of the Earth, featuring some of the most wild, untamed and majestic landscapes. The most popular destinations for Arctic expeditions … [Read more...] about Arctic destinations: what are the options?