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Pax Arctica's Photos & Videos All photos, videos and content: © Luc Hardy / SAGAX All rights reserved

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Ottawa, last minute preparations for the Young Ambassadors

Last minute preparations for the Young Ambassadors

 

Luc, John Coo (Green Cross Canada) and Sebastian Copeland

 

 

Iqaluit

We meet Beth, our Inuit Ambassador, at the airport

 

On the Soper River

 

Landing at camp site

 

Preparing lodging...

 

A curious lemming comes to our tents...

Waterfall

Rafting through "rapids"...

Oil coming out of the ground...

Sometimes, you need to push:
Flaam in icy water ;)

The tallest Arctic willows on Baffin Island

A Mica "mine"...

Trekking, when not rafting

 

 

The camp by the falls

 

 

Mosquitoes: everywhere, all the time.

Sea gulls chicks ont he cliff

Gourmet food

 

 

 

Waterfalls

 

Kimmirut in sight, after crossing the lake

 

 

Off Resolute Bay

Boarding the helicopter for the ship

 

 

The Louis Saint-Laurent Icebreaker

 

 

On board the Louis Saint-Laurent Icebreaker - discussing science with the ship's captain

 

Cunningham Inlet: Observing migrating Beluga Whales

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beechey Island

Graves related to the Franklin expeditions

 

Graves related to the Franklin expeditions: a minute of silence

 

A dead bear cub: rumor has it that an adult killed it to access his mom...

 

Flying over breaking sea ice in Lancaster Sound, between Beechey Island and Resolute Bay, Canada -- July 15, 2008

 

 

Otto Fjord

 

Landing in two groups

 

Icebergs in the fjord

 

Icebergs in the fjord

 

Icebergs in the fjord

 

Camping site

Filming nature

Kuria interviews Matty

Walking to the glacier

Climate change Q&A with the group

Climate change Q&A with the group

Walking to the glacier: Luc and Mark

The Green Cross team was there!

Icebergs in the fjord: Flaam is reflecting...

Icebergs in the fjord

Mark posing for sponsor NapaPijri

A musk ox skull

Kuria, happy to take photos of icebergs

 

Icebergs in the fjord

Watching icebergs rolling!! really!! froml eft to right: Beth, Aïnhoa, Ashley, Flaam

 

Male Arctic Terns competing for territory...

 

Ward Hunt Island and Ice Shelf

Landing

 

Arctic Hare

 

 

Scientists measure exact GPS locationof old pollutants

 

Breakfast time

 

Small crack will get bigger :((

 

Walking towards northwest

Taking photo and GPS coordinates of the cracks

July 22, 2008: After 4 hours of walking, the Pax Arctica team reaches the main crack from where the ice island on the right is calving.

The team shows the Pax Arctica flag above another ice shelf crack near by.

 

Training for video recording

 

 

Flying from Ward Hunt Island to Eureka

 

 

A glacier

 

A glacier

 

Radstock Bay - Caswal Tower

 

 

mom and cub polar bears seen from the plane

 

An Arctic Fox cub, surprised near his den

View from Caswal Tower

 

Old Thule tent rings

Old whale bone - compare with feet size

We spotted 7 polar bears while there.

The observation, on top of the mountain

Inside the hut

 

 

Sleeping under the rainbow, with 24hr daylight

Heavy winds

More polar bears!

 

Polar bear

 

Resolute Bay

Tabitha McKell (on photo) and Sarah Hazell work on a dig near Resolute Bay

 

 

 

Prof. René Verreault and Sonia Lamontagne working on a Foucault Pendulum experiment during the solar eclipse of August 1, 2008.

 

 

Iqualuit: the bay at low tide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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