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Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Etah, Greenland

March 22, 2020 - This high-speed raptor is the apex, aerial predator of the arctic. Ptarmigan and waterfowl are its main food, but it als...
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Return from the Arctic

March 19, 2020 - I wrote this some time ago, but somehow overlooked posting it on my blog. It's about my reflections after a typical trip...
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John Rae, Arctic Explorer

March 02, 2020 - One of the great explorers of the Canadian Arctic was Dr. John Rae, a Scot from the isle of Orkney. This is the memorial...
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Ways of Seeing

January 01, 2020 - A geologist, ecologist and photographer walk into a bar... On the wall they see this photo of a magnificent cliff face o...
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Polar Bears

December 02, 2019 - Polar bears are the icons of the Arctic. Each year I'm usually lucky enough to encounter a few. For a couple of years, I...
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