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This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.

  • March 2007 : Tara has made it more north than the Fram!

    Published on 10.04.2007 - Tara Arctic

    The men aboard Tara have gone though exciting moments during the month of March: the reappearance of the sun, in particular, and the northernmost latitude a ship other than an ice-breaker has ever reached, 84° 404 N.

  • Reaching the 87th Degree

    Published on 10.04.2007 - North Pole Quest

    The North Pole Quest expedition is not communicating much, probably due to logistical problems.

  • “She sunk to her waist in the water…”

    Published on 10.04.2007 - Mars North Pole Solo

    Just as the other expedition covering the same trek, Rosie Stancer has had to face a big storm.

  • A trip to polar bear country

    Published on 10.04.2007 - Global Warming 101 Expedition

    The Global Warming 101 expedition left Qikiqtarjuaq on Sunday April 1st around noon. They are now on their way to the next stage, Clyde River (see map we have published on March 31st).

  • A Dot on the Ocean

    Published on 10.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    The Antonov 74 carrying the resupply team left Longyearbyen at 10 20 in the morning and, two and a half hours later, touched down in Barneo. Aboard was a mixed bag of people, some heading to do the last degree, others to prepare longer expeditions, and yet others to join research teams. Spouses of Alain and Dixie, Gigi and Julie Brown were there at the invitation of Viktor Boyarsky of Vicaar to participate in the resupply of the Arctic Arc Expedition.

  • Resupply

    Published on 09.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    On Sunday evening, 8th April, the Arctic Arc expedition received fresh supplies in a successful operation carried out with impeccable timing by Victor Boyarski's logistics team.

  • One degree in five days

    Published on 06.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    Despite the small problems encountered, the Arctic Arc team is progressing at a steady pace. They just travelled another degree in just five days.

  • Live from the HeadQuarters

    Published on 04.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    Every day, the expedition contacts the headquarters around 6 pm. Usually Alain is on the phone. Below, you will find the facts he communicates each day.

  • A bad fright but on top form

    Published on 02.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    Dixie and Alain will remember the night of Saturday March 31 for a long time. A big surprise indeed awoke them during the night.

  • A warm welcome

    Published on 31.03.2007 - Global Warming 101 Expedition

    The expedition has taken a week to cover the distance between the towns of Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq. There like elsewhere, meetings were envisaged with the inhabitants to talk about Global Warming.

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