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April 16 untill May 18 2008, 6 participants of Project Inland Ice (5 men and 1 woman) have skied 580 km from the west to the east coast of Greenland. This was done around the polar circle. Where possible kites were used for propulsion. The expedition was done unsupported, i.e. no help from outside the team was used.
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Starting Tuesday July 8, our documentary (Going North) will be shown on Dutch television by the AVRO. 5 Episodes on Ned 3 at 22:10. The serie will cover two years of our project.
Don't miss Going North!
1. Information on television
2. Education in schools
3. Sportive on Greenland
The project has got a lot of communication power. Readers and viewers will be made aware about the impact of Greenland on our daily live and the results of global warming. For this also cooperation has been sought with the HIER climate programme.
Most communication power will be by means of the documentary series which is broadcasted in the Netherlands by the AVRO. The series will also be sold on the international market. This documentary is made by an external production company. Also traditional media are used like; newspaper, television, magazines, radio and the internet.
A cooperation has been formed with a teachers academy. Student will make a educational programme for elementary schoolchildren. For the programme there will be input from the Arctic Centre of the university of Groningen. Contacts have been made with the Dutch department of the International Polar Year (NWO in The Hague), the IPY Youth Steering Committee and the HIER climate campaign.
For this there was a lot of training and preparation. By means of a extended training programme, training expeditions and courses.