Online — Last March, as part of the International Antarctic Expedition, Elke Roelant and an international group of young leaders traveled to the very end of the world to discover the breath-taking beauty and fragility of Antarctica.
Experiencing the last great wilderness on Earth has an impact that can life changing for an individual. It is a privilege that creates obligation.
The International Antarctic Expedition is an expedition and leadership program hosted by polar explorer, public speaker and environmental leader Robert Swan, OBE and the 2041 Foundation.
Throughout IAE 2015, scientists and onboard experts trained the international team to become ambassadors for sustainable leadership and the preservation of Antarctica.
During the expedition, high-quality knowledge was exchanged, many discussions were held and Antarctica was explored.
FLIR provided a Scout BTS thermal camera for the expedition.
For images and more about the expedition check out the report from Elke Roelant online at http://www.flirnews.com/2015/05/04/the-flir-scout-travels-to-antarctica/?_ga=1.128823948.1850031049.1373729757
The International Antarctic Expedition 2015 (IAE 2015)
The International Antarctic Expedition 2015 which hosts Robert Swan’s Leadership on the Edge program will be an exhilarating and unpredictable adventure – a life changing experience for the international group of men and women joining Robert Swan and the 2041 Team to the last great wilderness on earth.
Antarctica provides a unique setting for this particular Expedition, bringing together people from across the globe to debate, discuss and determine firsthand the effects of climate change. Together with a team of expert lecturers there will be an opportunity to see the effects of temperature rise on this icy and remote continent.
About 2014 Foundation
2041 was founded by polar explorer, environmental leader and public speaker Robert Swan, OBE, the first person in history to walk to both the North and South Poles. Swan has dedicated his life to the preservation of Antarctica by the promotion of recycling, renewable energy and sustainability to combat the effects of climate change. 2041 Foundation.