Join Paul Nicklen to the North Pole!
Experiencing the iconic North Pole is something few will ever enjoy. Now you also have the opportunity to take the voyage of a lifetime with seven modern-day heroes! These world-renowned adventurers, photographers, writers, scientists, researchers and educators will share their unique perspectives on everything from facing environmental challenges to following your dreams. During this exclusive 14-day expedition you’ll discover first-hand what inspired these modern-day heroes to pursue the passions that have shaped their contributions to society. One of the inspirers on board will be the globally acclaimed nature photographer Paul Nicklen.
About Paul Nicklen
This Canadian-born photographer has been documenting the beauty and the plight of the Polar Regions and our oceans for more than 20 years. As an assignment photographer for National Geographic magazine, he has been able to capture the imagination of a global audience. Paul’s mission is to use his images to start a conversation about the earth’s natural wonders and to inspire action on ways to preserve them. Paul has received more than thirty international awards, and as a founder and contributing photographer to SeaLegacy, he plans on dedicating his efforts to shining a light into the issues, species, and ecosystems he so deeply cares about.
The other six special guests that will join the North Pole Summit:
Alan Chambers (Explorer, Motivational Speaker)
Cristina Mittermeier (Marine Biologist, Photographer, Biochemical Engineer, Conservationist)
James Raffan (Geographer, Author, Polar Historian)
Maureen Raymo (Paleoclimatologist, Marine Geologist)
David Serkoak (Inuit Elder, Educator)
Frances Ulmer (Policy Adviser, Public Servant)
Few places have stirred the hearts and minds of explorers more than the North Pole. It was not until 1926 that the pole was seen for the first time and not until 1948 that anyone actually stood there. Travel to this remote destination with the largest, most sophisticated, and powerful icebreaker in the world - 50 Years of Victory! It is driven by 2 nuclear reactors that produce 75 000 horsepower.