Two Explorers Named Godmothers of New Arctic Ship

Hurtigruten Expeditions has appointed two seasoned exploration and environmental pioneers as godmothers of battery-hybrid-powered MS Fridtjof Nansen: Canadian Sunniva Sørby and Norwegian Hilde Fålun Strøm. The two explorers are dedicating their lives to inspire action and engage a global dialogue on climate change. They made history as the first women team to overwinter in remoteContinue reading “Two Explorers Named Godmothers of New Arctic Ship”

US Coast Guard Patrols Arctic

Crews aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Midgett and Healy patrolled the Bering and Chukchi Seas off the coast of Alaska this summer to demonstrate the Coast Guard’s commitment to ensuring a safe and secure Arctic and to work respectively with Canadian and Russian counterparts on shared maritime interests.  The simultaneous presence of Healy and MidgettContinue reading “US Coast Guard Patrols Arctic”

Training for Early-Career Polar Scientists

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is a partner of the Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium (ARICE). This Horizon 2020 EU-funded project has the overall aim to provide Europe with better capacities for marine-based research in the ice-covered Arctic Ocean. WOC and the other ARICE partners have collaborated with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)Continue reading “Training for Early-Career Polar Scientists”

Young Ocean Professionals: Submit Arctic Workshop Input by Feb. 2

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is a partner of the Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium (ARICE). This Horizon 2020 EU-funded project aims to provide Europe with better capacities for marine-based research in the ice-covered Arctic Ocean. WOC and the other ARICE partners will collaborate with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) to organize aContinue reading “Young Ocean Professionals: Submit Arctic Workshop Input by Feb. 2”