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CHALLENGING in twelve days UNDER SAILS twice the dangerous DRAKE PASSAGE from CAPE HORN to ANTARCTICA and back to ESTABLISH a PEACEFUL INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE about the importance of PRESERVING the fragile ANTARCTIC ECOSYSTEM and to COMMEMORATE and DISSEMINATE the fascinating HISTORY of the ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS

 

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Letter from the Prezident republiky

It is with pride to be able to display this letter arrived from the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman containing  best wishes for a safe return. The wishes are coming together with the formal approval to lay a wreath – created from ice – in the name of the Czech Republic during our commemoration ceremony in the […]

Letter from the Office of the President

It is with pride to be able to display this letter arrived from Helsinki containing  best wishes from the President of the Republic of Finland for the Expeditition. The wishes are coming together with the formal approval to lay a wreath – created from ice – in the name of the Republic of Finland during our commemoration ceremony in the […]

Letter from Vienna’s Hofburg

  It is with pride to be able to display this letter arrived from Vienna’s Hofburg containing  best wishes from the President of the Republic of Austria for the Expeditition. The wishes are coming together with the formal approval to lay a wreath – created from ice – in the name of the Republic of Austria during our commemoration ceremony in the Antarctic. We […]

Letter from Balmoral Castle

It is with pride to be able to display this letter arrived from Balmoral Castle containing  good wishes from Her Majesty The Queen for the Expeditition. The wishes are coming together with the formal approval to lay a wreath – created from ice – in the name of the United Kingdom during our commemoration ceremony in the […]

Correspondence from the Office of the Federal President of Germany

Today – at the 19th of September 2017 – we’ve been honoured by a letter from the Office of the Federal Presiden of Germany (Bundespräsidialamt). Summary: The letter underlines that German scientists were part of the discovery and exploration of the Antarctic and they still are. This engagement led to a strong German Support for climate protection – at home and abroad, […]

Be a #CleanSeas #GameChanger

Students join the @UNEP #CleanSeas challenge. Expedition @AntarcticBlanc might be a platform for your Project The fight against plastic pollution in our oceans needs fresh ideas. Will yours be the game changer? http://bit.ly/2vEYue5  #CleanSeas      

Sustainability Initiative joins as Expedition Partner

German sustainabilbity Award giving initiative “Werterhalt & Weitergabe” (Value Conservation & Transfer) joins the international initiative Expedition Antarctic Blanc. The shared goal is to create awareness for the importance of preserving fragile ecosystems to be able to hand them over in perfect shape to the next Generation. All this is based also on handing over human values from one generation […]

Antarctic Treaty Environment Protocol

Antarctica has been designated as “a natural reserve, devoted to peace and science” by the ANTARCTIC TREATY Environment Protocol. One of the goals of Expedition ANTARCTIC BLANC is to create more public awareness about this outstanding agreement

#CleanSeas

One of the goals of Expedition ANTARCTIC BLANC is to support to create awareness for the important UN Environment program #CleanSeas. Join in to protect our oceans from marine plastic.

Expedition Chief Historian at Conference in Oxford

Chief Historian @GOSTest1999 Expedition @AntarcticBlanc Bernd Lehmann participates at famous #Oxford #Naval #History Conference #OxNavHist