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In the summer of 2014, Arctic Tern will focus on the ocean waters near Pond Inlet – Milne Inlet, Eclipse Sound, and Lancaster Sound. These waters are known for the richness of their biodiversity, and they are critical for the local communities. This work will support the advancement of the Marine Protected Area in essay buy Lancaster Sound and will provide an ecological baseline in advance of proposed activities of the Baffinland Mary River mine.

Our journey to the Arctic will bring together an inspiring international team of scientists, explorers, educators, filmmakers and polar experts. Team members will work together to create positive energy and synergies in a safe, environmentally friendly, cost effective, and versatile platform for education, research and media projects in the Arctic.

This year’s mission kicks off in June 2013. Keep coming bac here for the latest Arctic Tern I progress blogs!

Arctic Tern Blog

  • Sailing to Greenland!

    This time, the Strait of Belle-Isle tricked us. It was very sunny, not too windy, and there was far less ice that we’d seen on the charts. On the Labrador coast, before putting to sea for Greenland, we visited Mary’s Harbour EssayswebBased and Black Tickle. At Black Tickle, we arrived at the same time as...

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  • The Whales of the Admiralty

    In the last few days, we’ve covered a lot of water in Admiralty Inlet.  We headed south from Arctic Bay, along the western shore and all the way to the bottom.  Back north again and finally west inside Moffet and Fleming Inlets. All the while looking for orcas and narwhal – our objective is to...

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  • Icebound in Guy’s Bight!

    As we were at anchor in Guy’s Bight, sea ice pieces started drifting into our little sheltered bay. More and more ice, and the pressure on our anchor chain began to build. Eventually, we had to let go our anchor and our chain and drift in the ice for few hours! What a weird sensation to be iced...

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  • La traversée vers le Groenland

    Cette fois, le détroit de belle-ile nous a fait mentir, beau soleil, pas trop de vent et moins de glace que ce qu’on avait vu sur les cartes! Nous avons fait deux escales sur la cote du labrador avant la traversée, à Marys Harbour et à Black Tickle. Là, nous sommes arrivés en même temps...

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