ARCTIC ISSUES REVIEWED
The Shell Oil Company wants to drill for climate-destroying fuel in the heart of the polar bear's habitat, where an oil spill could prove catastrophic. Russian rig active in the Arctic.
Can Shell Oil avoid the same mistakes of the 2010 gulf oil spill in the Arctic? Miguel Marquez reports.
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This April, four young people will attempt something truly unique: to trek to the North Pole and lower a flag 4km to the seabed. Attached to the flag will be a capsule containing more than two and a half million signatures calling for a sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the pole.
Leave a comment to encourage them on their grueling
journey, and follow their progress at
The team is not made up of Arctic explorers but members of a global movement three million strong. They are Ezra Miller, actor/musician from New York, USA, Josefina Skerk of the Sami people in Northern Sweden, Keira Kolson, a Tso'Tine-Gwich'in youth from the Northwest Territories, Canada, and Renny Bijoux from the Seychelles.
Timelapse footage Helheim Glacier: Gordon Hamilton / University of Maine