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Follow the footsteps of the great Polar explorers. Sail to some of the most remote settlements, encounter calming glaciers and rare wildlife, listen to field recordings and the narratives of the characters who make these expeditions so unique. This is Ocean Waves podcast by Albatros Expeditions. www.albatros-expeditions.com

Follow the footsteps of the great Polar explorers. Sail to some of the most remote settlements, encounter calming glaciers and rare wildlife, listen to field recordings and the narratives of the characters who make these expeditions so unique. This is Ocean Waves podcast by Albatros Expeditions. www.albatros-expeditions.com
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Follow the footsteps of the great Polar explorers. Sail to some of the most remote settlements, encounter calming glaciers and rare wildlife, listen to field recordings and the narratives of the characters who make these expeditions so unique. This is Ocean Waves podcast by Albatros Expeditions. www.albatros-expeditions.com

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English


Episodes

Making the planet green again

10/16/2019
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On this episode of Ocean Waves Podcast we invited the founders of Greenland Trees to our Copenhagen headquarters for a conversation on their project, which aims to draw down atmospheric carbon, capturing atmospheric CO2 by planting trees in southern Greenland where trees thrive today. As part of Albatros Expeditions' Corporate Social Responsibility, we have teamed up with Greenland Trees to raise funds for their organization onboard our vessel during the Arctic seasons and support this...

Duration:00:27:54

Photography as the key to unlock knowledge

10/3/2019
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Award-winning photographer and regular contributor to the BBC, Renato Granieri has been featured in a number of international contests, and visited over 70 countries. Renato talks to us about his greatest passion: Documenting the world with his lens. "You can decide to watch a documentary... or be a part of it" he adds, when talking about his passion for the polar regions. "Make photographs with your brain, not with your camera. Your camera is only a device, photographs must be conceived...

Duration:00:40:01

The man who crossed the South Pole on Skis...

9/11/2019
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Polar adventurer, author, lecturer, expedition guide and founder of the Polar School in Denmark, Gregers Gjersøe has made it a profession to dream impossible feats... and then surprising everyone, including himself, by achieving them. From crossing Greenland on skis, facing extreme weather conditions, frostbite and many other challenges, to being a member of the first Danish Expedition on skis to the South Pole, a goal achieved in 56 days. Gregers joins Ocean Waves to share his adventures,...

Duration:00:45:30

Stories from Iceland: Surviving the Heimaey eruption, witnessing the birth of an island...

8/27/2019
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Expedition Guide Jon Danielsson has a story worthy of its own film. Born in Iceland, in the Westmann islands, Danielsson was a witness to the volcanic eruption of 63 that gave birth to Surtsey island, and later was also a survivor of the Heimaey eruption which began without warning on the eastern side of Heimaey, in the Westman Islands, on 23 January 1973. The eruption caused a major crisis for the island and nearly led to its immediate evacuation. Ash fell over most of the island,...

Duration:00:29:57

The woman whose heart belongs to the seas

8/14/2019
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Originally from Korpo, in the southwestern Archipelago of Finland, Mikaela Von Koskull inherited her love and respect of nature and sea, from a long line of seafarers in her family. Following her passion she attended navigation school and became a radio officer, and then sailed around the world racing sailing yachts. Now she's a member of our Expedition team with incredible experiences and knowledge, and on this episode she shares with us her story, her curiosity for cultures, places and...

Duration:00:16:17

All Aboard! Welcome to the Ocean Waves Podcast

8/14/2019
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Follow the footsteps of the great explorers. Sail to some of the most remote settlements. Encounter calming glaciers and rare wildlife. Meet the women and men who dreamt of exploring the seas and going beyond their wildest fantasies. Listen to field recordings, conversations onboard our vessel...and the narratives of the characters who make our expeditions. Welcome to the Ocean Waves Podcast, by Albatros Expeditions. www.albatros-expeditions.com

Duration:00:03:51