Arctic Illusion by schmidchris

Polar bears are tied to the sea ice for nearly all of their life cycle functions. Over the past 25 years, the summer sea ice melt period has lengthened, and summer sea ice cover has declined by over half a million square miles.

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Halwyll by Arild_Heitmann

Halwyll Mountain in Adventdalen on Svalbard. One of countless mountains on this remote arctic island. The arctic light up here is truly tremendous and something i`ve fallen in love with.

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Unforgiving by chasedekker

A polar bear stands alone amongst a desolate and bleak landscape in the frozen seas of Svalbard. Even with his seal carcass, he will eventually have to leave the certainty of his ice floe and swim miles in search of his next meal.

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