Why should you care? Polar bears are known as an indicator species - they are the top link in a marine environment food chain, thus their survival and status is indicative of the entire ecosystem. Additionally, the polar bear plays an important role in the cultures and economies of Arctic peoples. A failing ecosystem affects us all.
Details: Isbjörn, 40 cm x 80 cm
Raw-edge appliquéd hand-dyed silks and cottons with machine quilting.
*inspired by a photo by Kathy Crane, NOAA Arctic Research Program