Mission 100 Tonnes

Mission 100 Tonnes

We talk about plastic pollution, but these C3 alumni are all about action. Their project, Mission 100 Tonnes has mobilized thousands of global citizens to remove 100 tons of trash from the world’s waterways and oceans! Students on Ice interviewed Lyne and Jimmy about...
Jessica Winters

Jessica Winters

(c) Scott Forsyth Jessica Winters, a young emerging artist and curator, and Arctic 2016 alum from Nunatsiavut is making waves in the arts scene. Outside of art, Jessica is currently working in the field of renewable energy as the Community Energy Lead for the...
Ivalu Barlach Christensen

Ivalu Barlach Christensen

© Ivalu Barlach Christensen Ivalu Barlach Christensen is an Arctic 2012 alum from Sisimiut, Greenland. Her passion has always been science and science communication. Since her expedition, Ivalu has gone on to travel the world in search of educational opportunities....
Cason Crane

Cason Crane

© Cason Crane Cason Crane, Arctic 2008 alum, was the first openly LGBT person and fifth youngest climber to reach the highest peak on each continent – The Seven Summits. He raised over $135,000 for charity in the process. Read about his experience during these...
Justin Dearing

Justin Dearing

Justin Dearing, SOI alum and former SOI HQ staff, is Memorial University’s new Sustainability and Climate Action Officer. The Gazette spoke to Justin about his time in the Arctic and how this inspired new perspectives, a commitment to the planet and to making a...
Hannah Tooktoo

Hannah Tooktoo

©Hannah Tooktoo/ CBC Hannah Tooktoo, SOI Arctic 2010 alum, spent two months cycling across Canada last summer to raise awareness of the high rate of suicide in Indigenous communities. Beginning in Victoria, B.C., she biked nearly 5,000km to Montreal, making several...