It’s a place of indescribable natural beauty.
It’s the Arctic home of three-quarters of the planet’s narwhal and a place where millions of seabirds arrive in summer to raise their young. It is part of the Last Ice Area, the one Arctic region expected to retain its summer sea ice until 2050.
And it’s finally protected.
One of the great things about being a polar bear scientist is that you can only work on sunny days.
As climate change causes summer sea ice to dwindle in the Arctic, hungry polar bears increasingly come into conflict with local people.