Skansen mountain viewed from the Skansbukta, the outer part of Billefjord which itself belongs to a northern part of Isfjord. You can see a lone cabin by the shore on the left side, a relic of old gypsum mine that is long closed. Spitsbergen and entire archipelago of Svalbard are now witnessing a dramatic changes of environment. Years after multiple sites, mines, whaling stations were abandoned, impact of human industry on the nature is extremely strong. Rising temperatures cause glaciers to back off in a tempo unseen before, giving space to flora that was not seen in such amounts before. At the same time, local fauna is put into a stressful process of adaptation to the changing surroundings .