This is a fascinating TED Talk given by Paul Nicklen, a National Geographic photographer who specializes in arctic life. The photography is absolutely incredible and his stories match. An inspiring and beautiful presentation…
Tales of ice-bound wonderlands
Paul Nicklen | TED | May 2011
____________________________________________________________________________ Paul Nicklen grew up one of only a few non-Inuit in an Inuit settlement on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada — a childhood that taught him the patience, stamina and respect for nature required for his beat in the frigid climes of Earth’s polar regions. Best known for his vivid and intimate wildlife photos for National Geographic, Nicklen started out a biologist in the Northwest Territories, gathering data on such species as lynx, grizzlies, and polar bears. Today he bridges the gap between scientific research and the public, showing how fragile and fast-changing habitats are profoundly affecting wildlife.
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