NDS Evolution in Antarctica
We are very pleased to share with you some news from NDS Evolution. She is the support of the Antarctic Explorers expedition. This trip is celebrating the bicentenary of the Antarctica discovery. The journey brings explorers, scientists and the owners of the boat, on the marks of the first discoverers. NDS Evolution left Mar del Plata to Falklands. After a quiet Drake crossing, they reached Elephant Island in South Shetlands, then King George Island, Half Moon Island, Melchior Island…
You can follow the expedition on Antarctic Explorers‘s page.
Futuroscope has established a great educational program between explorers and more than 600 French schools in order to explain Antarctic Treaty, understand scientifists’s jobs is such areas, scrutinize pollution, show amazing wild life there … .
PlanetSolar Foundation is also using this expedition to test a solar kayak in such latitudes.
Photos : Eric Loizeau – Alain Blanc – Video : Bertrand Delapierre