THE POLAR REGIONS HAVE NEVER BEEN MORE ACCESSIBLE
The Arctic and Antarctic are some of the most sparsely inhabited places on Earth, however, the their rapidly changing landscapes are poised to have a drastic impact on the rest of the world. As leaders in Arctic and Antarctic adventure, Polar Geographic is dedicated to educating both youth and adults about the challenges that the polar regions must deal with in the face of climate change. To help facilitate meaningful conversation about the highly sensitive Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and the difficulties they will face in coming years, Polar Geographic has a comprehensive education and outreach programme designed to familiarize the next generation with the intricacies of the polar regions.
TEAM BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT
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LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
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POLAR EDUCATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
Polar adventurer and published writer, Gregers Gjersøe founded the Polar School (Danish: Polarskolen) in 2014 to better educate young Danes about the polar regions. Due to the Arctic's indisputable historic connection with the Nordic countries, as well as the inclusion of both Greenland and the Faroe Islands as part of the Kingdom of Denmark, a robust education about the polar regions is essential for the Danish public.
As the climate continues to change and human presence and pressure in the Arctic continues to increase, a well-rounded knowledge of the polar regions and the unique challenges they face are critical for future adaptation in a changing world. As a non-profit organisation, the Polar School has the following three goals:
Recently, the Polar School has received funding from Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary's fund to support their project with GEUS (The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland) to create easily accessible STEM programmes about the Arctic region. To learn more about the Polar School and to find resources for your classroom, head to polarskolen.dk for more information.