The Svalbard Islands are located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Here, you will find untouched arctic wilderness and unique wildlife in a setting that is both rugged and fragile at the same time.
American wildlife photographer Paul Souders went on a three week-long sea expedition off one of the world's most remote and northern islands - Spitzbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, Norway - to photograph walruses.
A young Australian sea lion is intrigued by its own reflection in the photographer's underwater camera, Baird Bay, South Australia. The photo was shot on location for a story on sea lions for Australian Geographic.