Arctic Calling

Patrick Reader took part in 2009 as a crew member to the crossing by sail (+- 5.000km) of the mythical & well known Northwest Passage and become the 1st Belgian in the polar exploration history to achieve the crossing from West (Alaska) to East (Nunavut).

During the 3 months expedition at the heart of the Arctic, he completed his educational project with code name “Arctic Calling – L’Appel de l’Arctique ”.


First, he build up the site of his project where he defends the idea we should all act for the Arctic Ocean to be a “Common heritage of humanity” where only scientific and/or peaceful activities are allowed.

“Save or Sink the Arctic” is the motto used by Patrick Reader to attract our attention!


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On the other hand, Patrick Reader shared with us the Arctic breathtaking landscapes & wildlife, the Inuit way of life, …  in his polar book titled in French “  « L’Appel de l’Arctique – Alaska – Grand Nord canadien – Nunavut – Passage du Nord-Ouest  (Arctic Calling – Alaska – Canadian Big North – Northwest Passage – Nunavut)  » – éditions Arctic05 International Polar Organisation – 2010 – 160.p.

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