SPITSBERGEN, NORWAY A mother polar bear and her cubs gather at the water’s edge.
Without ice in the summer months, the bears are trapped on land and she is not able to hunt for herself or her cubs. She must wait for the ice to form before she can head out to hunt again.
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About Paul Nicklen
Canadian, b. 1968, Tisdale, Canada , based in Nanoose Bay, Canada