The Polar Bear Plunge has been more of a luke-warm swim in some places this time around due to climate change, but it has, once again, raised a significant amount of money for charitable organisations including the Special Olympics.
On How He Lives Among Polar Bears: “You can’t make yourself invisible to animals—they’re smart, they see what’s in their territory, they’ll come investigate you. So you have to convince them that you’re a harmless creature. I have to present myself not as a hunter but that I’m living there alongside them. Year after year, they know when you’re in this cabin, you’re not posing any threat to them.”
Here is a video of polar bears being polar bears courtesy of the BBC:
BBC Earth also has a new series “Seven Worlds, One Planet” that seems to include some polar bears: