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Episode 2: “Ice Walker”

Episode 2: In this next episode of the video series 'Inside an Explorer’s Arctic Journal', Dr. James Raffan takes us onto the Arctic ice and into his lifetime of learning with polar bears and Northern peoples. This presentation will inspire you, make you laugh, possibly make you cry, and certainly will give you pause to consider the future of planet Earth.

About the Author

James Raffan

James Raffan

Explorer and Author

James is a prolific writer, speaker, cultural geographer, and tireless advocate for the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario. He has produced twenty books and written for film, radio, and media outlets including Canadian Geographic, National Geographic, Explore, The Globe and Mail, as well as for CBC and The Discovery Channel.

In 2020, James was named by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society as one of the ninety most influential explorers in the nation’s recorded history. He owes a great debt to his travelling companions, particularly the Indigenous Peoples of the circumpolar world.

His latest book Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey through the Fragile Arctic is available at Simon & Shuster's website.