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National parks and other places to explore the tundra of the Arctic...

Ilulissat, Greenland

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

This very remote national park has amazing scenery, and hosts a number of species of megafauna. I visited this national park while working as part of the expedition team with Silversea. Torngat Mountains National Park is located in north-east Canada, on the Labrador Peninsula, and is split between the provinces of Quebec and Labrador & Newfoundland. The name comes from the Inuktitut word Tongait, meaning "place of spirits". The park is some 9,700 km2 in size, making it the largest national park in Atlantic Canada. It was officially established in 2008. The park is very scenic, with an array of steep fiords below the highest mountains in the mainland Canada east of the Rockies.

While the terrain is sparse, the wildlife includes numbers of large animals. When I was there, we watched half a dozen different polar bears, including young. We also spotted Black Bear, although from a long distance. 

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My first trip after the virus is as Expedition leader in Tasmania with Coral Expeditions, followed by my role as biologist guest lecturer on the Great Barrier Reef. If you can't go travelling until everything settles down, then until then, here I am doing online guided walks for Noble Caledonia and online lectures for Silversea.