PolarQuest finds plastic in the water at 82° North

The team carried out the northern-most measurement of microplastics

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PolarQuest finds plastic in the water at 82° North

The team carried out the northern-most measurement of microplastics

Latest News

PolarQuest finds plastic in the water at 82° North

The team carried out the northern-most measurement of microplastics

Latest News

PolarQuest finds plastic in the water at 82° North

The team carried out the northern-most measurement of microplastics

Latest News
POLARQUEST 2018

What is POlarQuest 2018?

What is Polarquest 2018?

 EXTREME ADVENTURE

A quest for the wreck of the Italia airship on the 90th anniversary of the crash which made the history of polar exploration.

EXTREME EXPLORATION

Complete circumnavigation of the entire Svalbard archipelago with a sailing boat.

EXTREME SCIENCE

An international team of arctic researchers, today’s explorers of the unknown, looking for answers to some of the greatest enigmas of science, from climate change to the origin of high energy cosmic rays , from measuring the impact of human pollution at extreme latitudes to creating awareness of the micro- and nano-plastic contents in the Artic Ocean.

A MESSAGE FOR THE PLANET

A voyage to the last untouched wildernesses on earth, to convey the importance of the Arctic for our sustainable future.

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Of belugas and daggerboards: a tale of (mis)adventures in Svalbard

Of belugas and daggerboards: a tale of (mis)adventures in Svalbard

We have seen many arctic animals on our expedition so far. Polar bears, reindeers, walruses... but ones whoe surprised us most were the belugas spotted at the Recherche Fjord. Their enchanting and distracting dance preluded Nanuq being stranded for 12 hours... with its daggerboard cut in two!

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