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Meet a Polar Bear Expert

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This week is #PolarBearWeek! Learn more about these majestic creatures of the North from our popular Meet a Polar Bear Expert blog article, originally published February 24, 2016. Help secure the future of this endangered species by taking the Polar Bear Week #Energy Challenge, to help save their sea ice habitats.

Each year on February 27th, polar animal lovers worldwide participate in events to draw attention to the challenges polar bears face in an Arctic increasingly affected by climate change. And Quark is proud to support the important conservation efforts of International Polar Bear Day organizers, Polar Bears International.


Polar bear on ice. Photo credit: Samantha Crimmin

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Dreaming in Disko Bay

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I was out on deck early the morning we entered Disko Bay. Fog surrounded the ship, hazy blue-grey into infinity, light rain and calm seas. As I watched, a giant iceberg appeared through the mist, looming ominously before it faded away into oblivion. Another appeared, then yet another. Soon the ship wove carefully through a landscape of ice, each piece as unique as an individual person. “It was as if they had been borne down from a world of myth, some Gotterdammerung of noise and catastrophe”, Barry Lopez had written. “Fallen pieces of the moon”. I stared out in wonder at their silence and their magnitude.

 

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The Antarctic – you absolutely have to go!!!

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Photographer Christine Bernasconi traveled to Antarctica with Quark this past season and has put together an incredible summary of her experience. She's agreed to let us share it here - thanks Christine!

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