Monday, July 11, 2011

A Field Trip to the Edge of the World

My friend Camilla, the marine biologist/crafter behind the blog Skrekk & Gru has agreed to share some photos from her recent field trip to the edge of the world. Yes, that's what you can call 78 degrees north: Next up is the North Pole.

This is where the Arctic Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean meet and lots of exciting things happening biology wise. The wild life is rich; seals, dolphins and polar beers who spend the winter in the area.

Camilla and her fellow scientists from all around the world were investigating the Arctic carbon cycle and the impact of plankton.

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That is a polar beer mama and her two cubs. Looks cute, but don't go any closer!

Last giveway day soon. Hurry up!


Liv-Inger said...

Flotte og ikke minst spektakulære bilder! Ah, en dag MÅ jeg få reist til Svalbard!

Takk for tips om flott blogg forresten! Kreativ dame! :-)

badlandsquilts said...

It is so hot here today, that snow looks refreshing!

ibb said...

Must be just an experience to be so in the north. So beautiful and cold place!

Malyss said...

What a fabulous post! I don't know why I always have been attracted by things from the north, and To discover such landscapes is a real dream for me.. Thank you to your friend and to you for sharing!

Lady B and Little H said...

Beautiful photos. I have never been further north than Mo i Rana and am ashamed...


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