It has just been announced by NOAA and NASA that 2016 was the hottest year on record - EVER - since modern record-keeping began in 1880! The big melt will continue and it will have massive consequences for all of us. I photographed the Greenland ice shield during late winter...
by florianschulzphoto 7 months ago | via Instagram

Fall in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. I took this image last year during late August while working on a documentary on this incredible wilderness areas hoping for its permanent protection. The past 2 weeks I floated down the Canning River with my brother. This year however, it has been...
by florianschulzphoto 1 week ago | via Instagram

As the ice on the arctic ocean melts away during the summer months polar bears are gradually forced on land. This bear is traveling between ice floes, jumping from floe to floe far of the coast of Alaska. In the coming weeks I will spend time up north once again,...
by florianschulzphoto 4 weeks ago | via Instagram

Within the last few weeks the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge came alive with the birth of countless caribou calves. The Porcupine caribou herd is over 200 000 animals strong and they depend on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as their birthing ground....
by florianschulzphoto 2 months ago | via Instagram

Caribou by the tens of thousands are moving across the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge during these days. I just have returned myself to continue my documentary work on this magnificent place and Freedom To Roam. Caribou fill the plains to the mountains. It is the greatest...
by florianschulzphoto 2 months ago | via Instagram

Grey Whales are now on their epic journey north into arctic waters. They will swim for over 6000 miles along the west coast and can often be seen close to shore. The whales undertake this massive migration because of the abundance of food found in the cold waters of North-Western...
by florianschulzphoto 4 months ago | via Instagram