This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.
Published on 18.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
The good weather is back. But the downside is that the drift is moving the wrong way. This has made the men lose 3km overnight.
Published on 17.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
Yesterday, Wednesday, the two men saw the sun appear on the horizon. The display lasted all of twenty minutes. "20 minutes of happiness", said Alain Hubert.
Published on 15.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
Since they have set off from the pole (April 26), Dixie and Alain have been obliged to proceed on foot, due to the Arctic chaos. Yesterday, the terrain was slightly better. They were able to put on their skis once again. There is still hope...
Published on 12.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
The terrain on which the two men have been progressing since the 88th degree is, despite their unflagging optimism, failing to improve. Yesterday morning, it took them three hours to cover the first three kilometres!
Published on 11.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
The expedition that has to deposit some supplies (the second resupply of the expedition) for Alain and Dixie in the north of Greenland left Brussels the day before yesterday. For the time being, Arnaud Tortel and Didier Goetghebuer are blocked by the storm in Ilulisat, Greenland.
Published on 10.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
Panic on the pack ice yesterday evening: the two men nearly got intoxicated, because the stove wasn't working properly.
Published on 09.05.2007 - Total Pole Airship
The calibration campaign that was envisaged for this Spring 2007 has just been finished by Jean-Louis Etienne and his team prior to the delivery of the airship and its first test flights. The Total Pole Airship's first steps were beset with problems.
Published on 09.05.2007 - Tara Arctic
After a host of political/administrative difficulties, the Tara crew has finally been able to be replaced. It's a new start for this adventure.
Published on 08.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc
Although the expedition's morale is high and its progress is regular, the men are beginning to wonder...
Published on 07.05.2007 - Global Warming 101 Expedition
After two weeks at Clyde River, the Global Warming 101 exhibition left the area with an important message from the Inuits living in the village. They are now heading for the west coast of Baffin Island.