Tag: Antarctica

The Most Expensive Mile on the Planet

The Most Expensive Mile on the Planet Courtesy of Ger Kennedy, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Ger Kennedy came up with the concept for the Antarctica 2020 swimming expedition in November 2016. He launched the expedition in the public domain in March 2017. Kennedy explains, "My idea from the beginning was to bring a bunch of ordinary open water swimmers on a

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Lewis Pugh’s Ice Sheet Swim

Lewis Pugh's Ice Sheet Swim Courtesy of Lewis Pugh, East Antarctica. Lewis Pugh, the United Nations Patron of the Oceans, sent the following messages to world and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 21st. "The ice sheet is melting at an unprecedented rate. We simply cannot waste anymore time. Change is happening. It is

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