Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Greenlanders vote on expanding autonomy

People queue to vote at a polling stations in Nuuk, Greenland  Tuesday  Nov. 25, Greenlanders vote on expanding autonomy on Tuesday. A 'Yes' (likely), will mean more interest in oil and minerals exploration revenues in the future, to compensate for Denmark assistance which would likely decrease with autonomy...

Monday, November 24, 2008

Gorbachev honors Arctic Young Ambassadors

Moscow - November 21, 2008 – President Mikhail Gorbachev honors participants of the Pax Arctica Arctic expedition 2008 with Young Ambassador Award. From Left to Right: Beth Idlout, A├»nhoa Hardy, Flaam Hardy and President Mikhail Gorbachev (at the Gorbachev Foundation). More photos and details tomorrow...


Friday, November 21, 2008

Moscow under snow!

The Pax Arctica team has arrived in Moscow last night.
Three children from the 2008 Arctic expedition, including Beth, all the way from Resolute Bay, are now in Moscow.
Together with a few sponsors of the expedition (Groupe UFG, KDS, Rabobank), they will be presenting the results of our findings to President Mikhail Gorbachev this afternoon.
We will report later on today.