2008 Ellesmere Island Expedition

In March 2008, six emerging leaders, ages 21–28 from four countries, including the US, Norway, Great Britain and Canada, will join Will Steger on a 1,400 mile dogsled expedition across Ellesmere Island, in collaboration with National Geographic Society, the International Polar Year, Extreme Ice Survey and the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Follow-up

Below are all the news we published about the 2008 Ellesmere Island Expedition expedition

  • The end of the adventure

    Published on 03.06.2008

    After 62 days of travel, Will Steger's team has finally arrived at Eureka, the end of its adventure.

  • June weather in May

    Published on 23.05.2008

    As they near the end of their adventure (finishing at the Eureka base), the members of the Steger GlobalWarming101.com expedition are experiencing climate warming first-hand and discovering some of the most grandiose scenery anywhere...

  • “Together, we can make a difference…”

    Published on 15.05.2008

    Will Steger's team is continuing to make its way along the west coast of Ellesmere Island, travelling through some of the world's totally forgotten and far-flung regions. During the resupply stage, a new member, Ben Horton, joined in on the expedition.

  • Climate warming ‘live’...

    Published on 07.05.2008

    Will Steger's team has arrived in the north of Ellesmere Island. This was to be one of the highlights of their journey – and they were in no way disappointed.

  • A wonderful trip

    Published on 25.04.2008

    Throughout this entire journey, which is taking them from Resolute Bay to Eureka, the scenery has been nothing short of grandiose. And meanwhile, Will Steger's expedition continues gently on its way...

  • Bear territory

    Published on 13.04.2008

    Steger's team has passed through an area of Ellesmere Island that appears to be a popular gathering place for bears.

  • Alone at Last !

    Published on 08.04.2008

    Will Steger's group left Resolute Bay on 4 April for its journey into the remote areas of Ellesmere Island. Before them, 60 days of exploration and testimony.

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