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Franz Josef Land Expedition: Oh Give Me a Home, Where the Walruses Roam

National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala is setting off to explore Franz Josef Land, one of the most remote archipelagos in the world, only 900 km from the North Pole. Home to polar bears, whales, seals and more, the team will investigate how global warming may be affecting this crucial ecosystem in ways we still do not fully comprehend.  Follow his adventures throughout the month.

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The rookery at Scott Keltie Island delivers an abundance of walruses this morning…

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Photo by Andrey Kamenev.

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Photo by Andrey Kamenev.

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Photo by Enric Sala.

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Photo by Enric Sala.

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Photo by Andrey Kamenev.

NEXT: Read All Franz Josef Land 2013 Blog Posts

 

The Pristine Seas: Franz Josef Land expedition is sponsored by Blancpain and Davidoff Cool Water. 

Comments

  1. geetha
    coimbatore
    September 10, 2013, 3:56 am

    Do the p[olar bears pose a thre3at to the free life Walrus, such a beautiful creature.

  2. Jackie Velazquez-Reyes
    Los Angeles, California
    August 17, 2013, 12:00 pm

    Amazing photos of such beautiful creatures!! Can’t wait to see more!!!

  3. SARA FERNANDEZ
    Formentera
    August 3, 2013, 1:15 pm

    Amazing pictures. Must be a very special experience. Cant wait to see the new updates of the trip.Good luck to all the team and a special big kiss to Nathan Lefevre