Season 1 — Episode 1


Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan and arctic survival experts travel by boat to far flung Svalbard, where they manage to find a polar bear birth den and meet mother 'Lyra' and her cubs 'Miki' and 'Luca'. Gordon helps scientists fit Lyra with a tracking collar and takes on the mission of living with this remarkable bear family. To help him observe the polar bears, Gordon tests a 'bear proof' filming hide — the 'Ice Cube' — and gets closer to polar bears than anyone has ever done before.