Young Arctic Ambassadors meet Gorbachev to express concerns about Climate Change

Moscow - November 21st, 2008.

Moscow – On Friday 21st November, Green Cross International Founding President Mikhail Gorbachev did pay tribute to an international coalition of children, who have been particularly active in alerting the public about critical environmental issues endangering the Arctic. Aïnhoa Hardy, Flaam Hardy and Beth Idlout (who came all the way from Nunavut, Canada) presented the results of the expedition to President Gorbachev at the Gorbachev Foundation in Moscow. The young adventurers each received a “Young Ambassador” award from Mr. Gorbachev’s directly, recognizing their contribution to the fight against climate change. Not present at the ceremony but equally involved were other members of the Pax Arctica expedition 2008: Kuria Mwaura, Mark Tosi, Olympia Nagel-Caland, and the Zangrillo sisters, Amber, Ashley and Alexa.

Here is a photo and video summary of the event: © Sagax / Pax Arctica


RAPID RETREAT - ICE SHELF LOSS ALONG CANADA'S ELLESMERE COAST.

NASA Earth Observatory - September 5th 2008.


SAGAX EXPEDITIONS, EN ASSOCIATION AVEC GREEN CROSS INTERNATIONAL ET GLOBAL GREEN USA, PILOTE LE PROJET PAX ARCTICA PRÉVU SUR 3 ANS, DE L’ÉTÉ 2008 À L’ÉTÉ 2010.



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