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”

Climate Change Evidence from 150-Year-Old Research Voyages

For the first time, scientists have used ocean measurements taken on research voyages almost 150 years ago to learn more about how human activity has impacted climate change.  Scientists from the U.K. National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) have made the first combined study of water density measurements from theContinue reading “Climate Change Evidence from 150-Year-Old Research Voyages”

8th-Graders Raise $21K for Great Lakes

Three eighth-grade students from Cherryland Middle School in Elk Rapids, Michigan, completed a 46.24-mile standup paddleboard trip from just below the Soo Locks to Drummond Island on the St. Mary’s River. The trio battled 15 mph headwinds, 2-3-ft. chop, rain, sleet and hail, not to mention the wake from 1,000-ft. freighters, and succeeded in raisingContinue reading “8th-Graders Raise $21K for Great Lakes”