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The geology of East Greenland

Eighty percent of Greenland is covered by ice and, in places, this is up to 3.4km thick. So, Greenland might not immediately spring to mind as a place to go to observe rocks. 3,215 more words

Geology

Ecumenical Patriarch supports Scientists in Fight against Climate Change

On Earth Day, thousands marched in support of science and the environment. But as these stories show, the fight has just begun.

via Rising Up Against Climate Change: A Reading List — Longreads…

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The beginning

After some really busy and hard weeks with loads of stress, bad news and health issues it was finally time to start the journey I have been dreaming of for about 16 years already. 467 more words

Travel

Dog Sled and Northern Light : Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut

It seemed a crazy idea when I first thought about it; 3- day dog sled in Greenland and camping in the middle of arctic desert. However logistics were arranged and we reached Kangerlussuaq on

Adventure

RIDING THROUGH GREENLAND ON A DOG SLEDGE

I was invited to be part of a global warming exhibition to Greenland. A selected group of 15 people from all over the world from Kenya, Switzerland, Sweden, USA and Germany were invited by an organisation called Family Business Network (where I am a member for a few years) to join this awareness trip into the ice of Greenland. 495 more words

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Greenland here I come!

So this August I’ll be heading out to the little explored Greenland!

I’ll be trekking up the Schweizerland alps before setting up base camp. From there we will practice our crevasse rescue (something I’m not looking forward to falling down) and other winter skills. 89 more words