The Sprouts Initiative

The Sprouts Initiative

In August 2017, Stephanie Quon (Arctic 2019 alum) started The Sprouts Initiative, a community organization focused on sustainability and accessibility. The initiative began as a project focused on minimizing waste, where they collected end-of-day food from bakeries...
7 Principles of Ethical Storytelling

7 Principles of Ethical Storytelling

We are all storytellers and have autonomy over how and when our stories are shared. At SOI we strive to practice ethical storytelling. Our Climate Voices (OCV) defines ethical storytelling “Ethical storytelling is the practice of honouring ourselves and others when...
Ann Makosinski: Inspiring with Inventions

Ann Makosinski: Inspiring with Inventions

Ann Makosinski, Canada C3 Leg 9 alum, is a 22-year-old inventor and international speaker. At the age of 15 she was inspired by her friend’s problem in the Philippines of having no electricity or light to study with. Ann invented the hollow flashlight — a flashlight...
Seaweeds are Superstars!

Seaweeds are Superstars!

Did you know that seaweed and other marine plants produce 70-80 per cent of the oxygen we breathe? Dr. Amanda Savoie, a research scientist at the Canadian Museum of Nature, explains why seaweed is critical to our planet! Learn more by watching this 2min video clip!...
An Alumni E-Book

An Alumni E-Book

This Alumni E-Book was created by 2020 SOI Alumni Council member, and Arctic 2018 alum, Aurora Eide! Filled with art and poetry, it features artwork from SOI alumni from the early 2000s up to the latest Arctic expedition in 2019. Explore Here! DISCOVER MORE Sewing...