Anatoly Kochnev is one of Russia’s most distinguished Arctic scientists, who lived on an island for 10 years with thousands of Polar Bears.
Anatoly Kochnev is a legend and one of the world’s greatest experts on the Polar Bear. A walrus and bear biologist, Anatoly Kochnev is a senior member of Russia’s Pacific Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography.
Also, he has a blog, where he writes of his experience in the Arctic (in Russian language). He illustrates his stories with own photographs, mostly of polar bears. Anatoly has spent enough time around bears to nickname most of them. Many of his images are just amazing.