Curiously Polar

The Arctic and the Antarctic are privileged locations for observers interested in understanding how our world is shaped by the forces of nature and the workings of history. These areas have inspired countless humans to undertake epic expeditions of discovery and have witnessed both great triumphs and miserable defeats. As a planetary litmus paper it is at the poles we can detect the effects of natural oscillations and human activities on the global ecosystems.


Curiously Polar Christmas Special 2020

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For centuries Christmas plays a large role in cultures around the globe and when the early explorers set sails to Arctic and Antarctic those traditions came along one way or the other. But given the extreme circumstances in the polar regions, the limitations of transport and logistics but also the packed expedition schedules, how did Christmas actually looked like for Peary, Amundsen and Scott and what delicacies were to expect? Pemmican

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 2020-12-23  30m