Dan Guravich

Dr. Dan Guravich earned his Ph.D. in plant genetics. From an early age he combined his love of science with his love of photography. During an assignment as official photographer for the historic voyage of the S.S. Manhattan through the Northwest Passage, Dan saw a polar bear. It was love at first sight.

Dan spent the next 25 years of his life capturing these majestic creatures on film. He contributed the photography for five books on polar bears as well as a large number of articles in various magazines and journals. In addition, he has published a polar bear calendar each year since 1990. In 1992, Dan founded an organization, Polar Bears Alive, dedicated to world-wide protection of the animal.

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Sunset on Hudson Bay