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Arctic 2019 Expedition: Reflections from Sydney Van Slyke

Arctic 2019 Expedition: Reflections from Sydney Van Slyke

Sydney Van Slyke, September 5, 2019Rhode Island, USA One family. One chance. One purpose. I used to believe that I had one family, one chance at...

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Arctic 2019 Expedition: Reflections from Claire Fu

Arctic 2019 Expedition: Reflections from Claire Fu

Claire Fu, August 26, 2019Hong Kong Claire surrounded by Arctic flora in Itilleq Fjord, Greenland. ©Martin Lipman/ SOI Foundation It's been about two...

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Tony Devlin, Inuvik

Tony Devlin, Inuvik

As a newly-hired E2C Coordinator for Students on Ice, I was fortunate enough to take part in the 2019 Arctic Expedition as part of my training.   I...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Stephanie Quon

2019 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Stephanie Quon

Stephanie Quon, August 20, 2019 Vancouver, BC, Canada Stephanie riding a Zodiac on expedition. © Natta Summerky/SOI Foundation It has been about two...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Toby Theriault

2019 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Toby Theriault

Toby Theriault, August 20, 2019Tofino, BC, Canada Toby holding a fellow expedition student's puppy in Resolute Bay. © Natta Summerky/SOI...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 16

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 16

Expedition participants, their families and supporters all gathered for our Welcome Back Celebration at the Canadian Museum of Nature. This event...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 15

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 15

Today we arrived at our final destination, the community of Qausuittuq (Resolute), Canada's second northernmost community located in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 14

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 14

(c) Martin Lipman/SOI Foundation Today was our last day onboard our floating classroom, the MS Ocean Endeavour. After 14 incredible days exploring...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 13

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 13

The sedimentary cliffs of Devon Island seen from Maxwell Bay(c) Martin Lipman/SOI Foundation This morning when we landed in Maxwell Bay, just off the...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 12

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 12

The morning began with an outdoor briefing on the bow overlooking Dundas Harbour. Next came pod group meetings where one group even did a relaxing face...

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